21 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 21 October 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 21 October 2013

The secretary of Poutu Marae in Horowhenua says whanau have been working at a local skin-processing plant for many years and its closure will have a huge impact on the area; Meanwhile, the MP for Waiariki, Te Ururoa Flavell, says whanau will feel the effect of any jobs losses at the Tachikawa sawmill in Rotorua - if it shuts; The Northland iwi, Ngapuhui, is reporting a 7 million dollar jump in its financial value; The body that decides on the naming of places has put off a decision over what to call a peak in Central Otago; The former head of Maori Television, Jim Mather, is getting his feet under his new desk at Te Wananga o Aotearoa.