9 Jul 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 9 July 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 9 July 2014

The iwi at the centre of a historical dispute over a steel company's plans to mine wahi tapu or sacred grounds near Port Waikato, says the situation is unlikely to be resolved anytime soon; The Far North iwi of Ngati Kahu says more than 500 of its tribal descendants' homes are without power as a result of the storm sweeping the top of the country; The notable businessman, Ian Taylor, is calling for iwi to start investing in the technology sector to create jobs for young Maori; Young Maori secondary school students, many from lower decile schools, are this week getting a real-life taste of running a business.