17 Jul 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 July 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 17 July 2013

Te Arawa tribe, Ngati Makino, isn't buying the Rotorua District Council's explanation about why it hasn't started an internal inquiry in to how it deals with iwi; The media were kicked out of a hui about Maori education in Auckland this morning at the Education Minister's request; A Maori economic leader says there's money to be made in exporting cultural delicacies like pig heads and fish eyes; A group of Maori tradesmen and women is preparing to pick up new construction contracts in Christchurch - but says just when the building boom will happen is the 64 million dollar question.