28 Aug 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 28 August 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:50 pm on 28 August 2013

Tenders are being sought for permits to explore for metallic minerals in the central volcanic region of the North Island; The chair of a collective of nine central Hawke's Bay Marae says it has secured a written assurance from the local regional council - giving the group a say on the development of the Ruataniwha dam scheme; The Mental Health Foundation says Maori authorities are now recognising they need to help bring down the suicide rate; A Ngai Tahu owned South Island tourism company has been named as a finalist in the Responsible Tourism Awards.