7 Mar 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 7 March 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:52 pm on 7 March 2014

The Bay of Plenty iwi of Ngai Tuhoe is to open the country's first so-called living building, which utilises solar power and has its own natural air conditioning system; A group of five Maori business leaders are off to America to gain insight into its indigenous peoples' economic strategies; The country's Maori Research Centre of Excellence could close down at the end of next year after missing out on government funding; Ngai Tahu has bought almost 23-thousand hectares of pine trees from the Crown's West Coast Timberlands forest.