29 Feb 2012

Manu Korihi News for 29 February 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 29 February 2012

The Ministry of Science and Innovation says it's delighted by the calibre of young Maori - who're coming up with innovative ideas and forming companies; Ngai Tahu is calling to be part of the environmental agency that's due to police New Zealand waters up to 200 nautical miles out from the coastline; The Ngai Tuhoe Tribal Authority has hired its first chief executive - to build the organisation, help grow the tribe's economy and improve descendants' quality of life; Webb's Auction House in Auckland says a Maori carved Rimu post may be permanently repatriated to New Zealand - after spending more than a century abroad.