14 Aug 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 14 August 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 14 August 2013

Te Arawa iwi has put on hold plans to set up a tribal parliament, while it focuses on mandating an iwi watchdog group to monitor government proposals around mineral exploration; The Mayors Taskforce for Jobs is talking to iwi including the Maori King about supporting its scheme - aimed at getting young people in to work; Te Runanga o Tupoho in Whanganui says a new recycling centre in the city will provide its iwi members with more jobs; A leader in repatriation says performing CT scans and X-rays could help identify the origins of mummified Maori heads.