7 Nov 2011

Manu Korihi News for 7 November 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 7 November 2011

More volcanic maunga, or cones, in Auckland are to be returned to Maori; A new poll indicates the Maori Party co-leader Pita Sharples, is on track to hold the seat of Tamaki Makaurau in this election; The Chairman of Ngati Pukenga iwi in Tauranga, says Maori will be playing an important role in a long term plan Bay of Plenty Regional Council has devised, to monitor the environmental effects of oil from the container ship Rena; Te Kupenga, the National Network for Stopping Violence, launched a project in Gisborne today, which promotes non violence in youth; Vodafone has announced it is expanding its graduate programme and is dedicating five new positions for Maori graduates.