5 Apr 2012

Manu Korihi News for 5 April 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 5 April 2012

The Maori owners of a reserve with the best water in Whangarei, are fine-tuning their claim on it, for the Waitangi Tribunal; The Moriori leader, Maui Solomon, says he has little faith in planned new marine protection legislation - which he describes as a further attempt to erode Chatham Islanders' rights over their natural resources; Catholic kapa haka groups have been practising to go to the Hokianga Harbour this year for the annual Maori Catholic Easter Celebration, the Hui Aranga; The introduction of free milk in low-decile Northland schools has had an unexpected spin-off: in at least one school - it's improved punctuality.