27 Nov 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 27 November 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 27 November 2013

A logging supply company is rejecting a union's claim that it's put its financial needs ahead of the workforce from the now closed Tachikawa sawmill in Rotorua; Ngati Kahungunu is supporting plans to merge five local councils, partly because it has to respond to so many territorial rules and plans from separate authorities; The land administrator, Te Tumu Paeroa, says its collaboration with a Maori trust in Northland on a new dairy venture should set an example for other authorities; Ngati Pahauwera in northern Hawke's Bay says it will hold a series of wananga or learning sessions to teach descendants their tribal identity.