18 Nov 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 18 November 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 18 November 2013

The Law Commission says how the deceased should be honoured and the role of funeral directors are just some of the issues being raised at hui to discuss changes to burial and cremation legislation; A Northland Regional Councillor, Dover Samuels, says he's setting up a Tai Tokerau Maori Regional Advisory Committee to improve tangata whenua representation; An upcoming hui will explore ways to save one of the country's native rakau, the Kauri tree from being wiped out by disease; The new Chief Executive of the Waikato Regional Council received a warm Maori welcome today by local iwi and tribal elders.