15 Mar 2012

Manu Korihi News for 15 March 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 15 March 2012

New Zealand's first Maori majority owned and controlled dairy company, says signing an agreement with a large milk processing company in India, is a real boost of confidence; The Government says Maori won't get any special treatment under its plan to get more children into early childhood education; Auckland Council's proposing to close stretches of walking tracks in an effort to protect kauri; Hundreds of international musicians and artists were welcomed to Taranaki today - through Owae Marae in Waitara, to officially welcome them to the WOMAD New Zealand Festival.