12 Oct 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 12 October 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:27 am on 12 October 2015

Ngati Porou is describing its agreement with the Gisborne District Council to share responsibilities for protecting freshwater and land resources as a 'watershed' moment; For the first time in history the United Nations will be conducting an investigation into the plight of the United States' native Americans; The Horowhenua District Mayor says tension between rowers and local Maori at Lake Horowhenua is a side show to the efforts being made to clean the lake; Iwi and the local community on the western coast of Northland are welcoming the millions of dollars of funding to help protect the kiwi and enhance its natural habitat.