3 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 3 October 2011

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 3 October 2011

A Maori organics group is critical of the Food Bill - legislation that aims to ensure all kai for sale is safe to eat; The Government says mining and oil ventures will create better jobs prospects to keep whanau in New Zealand - and stem the flow of Maori leaving to find work in the Australian mines; A member of the Government-appointed team tasked with carrying out a constitutional review says he's doing some heavy reading on the topic; Dame Kiri te Kanawa has accepted an invitation to be patron of Gisborne's War Memorial Theatre, which the council plans to upgrade at a cost of more than six-million dollars.