18 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 18 October 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 18 October 2011

A Bay of Plenty hapu has decided not to move its marae, which has been sinking for the past 19 years due to underground steam extraction by a nearby power station; The Council of Christian Social Services is encouraging Maori to make income inequality a general election issue; The percentage of Maori officers in the police has remained static over the past two years - standing at 11 per cent; The Ministry of Fisheries in Gisborne says it wants to engage more with local communities, particularly Maori, on educating them about daily catch and size limits for harvesting kaimoana.