25 Mar 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 25 March 2014

From Morning Report, 8:50 am on 25 March 2014

Twelve Maori leaders have been chosen to serve on the Maori King's Council - Tekau-ma-rua - to give him advice and to represent him on various issues affecting Maori development; The Whanganui River Maori Trust Board is rejecting an accusation of not keeping tribes up-to-date with progress on a deed of settlement relating to the waterway; A migrating exhibition of deadly weapons made out of bones, teeth necklaces, and whale-rider legends such as Paikea, has attracted more than one-point-five million visitors in the United States; Tangata whenua living in rural communities have told Vodafone they want cellphone coverage especially along isolated roads and farms.