10 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 10 August 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 10 August 2012

Maori water rights are due to be talked about at the United Nations, with a delegate aiming to pressure the government to act in good faith; The Department of Conservation and Whanganui river iwi are to work together more closely to care for Whanganui National park; The Otago Chamber of Commerce has set up the region's first award for Maori businesses to make them more visible to the public; A Nelson based kaumatua is drawing inspiration from tamariki expressing themselves in Maori - which has restored his hope and confidence for the future of the Maori language.