17 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 October 2013

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 17 October 2013

Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou plans to pump five million dollars into fifty of its marae in the East Cape and Gisborne areas; Tainui has tightened its grip on two top hotels; Native American tribes have been hit hard by the United States government shut down, which is forcing the suspension of programs such as food aid and childcare; The head of a Ngai Tahu runanga says an archaelogical dig of a moa hunter site in North Otago will rescue artefacts and animal remains that could provide more information about how the people in the area lived.