17 Mar 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 March 2014

From Morning Report, 8:47 am on 17 March 2014

The Mayor of Lower Hutt is defending his council's record on promoting symbols and signage that represent local iwi; A tribal council of elders on Motiti Island says trying to get rid of what's left of the Rena could cost someone their life; The Mana Party says the movement isn't reliant on parliamentary participation and will continue if it doesn't win a seat at the elections; The Bay of Plenty tribe of Tuhoe is willing to pay to get broadband internet set up in its isolated communities including the Te Urewera settlements of Maungapohatu and Ruatahuna.