25 Sep 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 25 September 2013

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 25 September 2013

The MP for Ikaroa-Rawhiti, Meka Whaitiri, says the Hawke's Bay Regional Council has failed to present alternative options to its controversial plan for a dam; People wanting a slice of Meridian Energy are being warned of the ramifications of further Waitangi Tribunal hearings; A Ngai Tahu heritage advisor, Helen Brown, says many people are unaware of what to do when they find Maori artefacts and are wrongly keeping them; The Minister for Whanau Ora, Tariana Turia, is rejecting suggestions that an iwi leaders group has received 3 million dollars to make a bid to run an agency to fund welfare scheme providers.