5 Feb 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 5 February 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:27 am on 5 February 2015

An associate professor of architecture says the government's selected the wrong department to enforce rules to make marae buildings earthquake-resistant; The mana whenua will soon be holding the annual series of powhiri for politicians, in the lead up to Waitangi Day; The Manukau Urban Maori Authority says students at its newly-opened school will benefit from being on a marae, with access to Whanau Ora, kaumatua services and Te Reo Maori lessons; A Porirua based iwi will share its stories including its legends, visits to historic landmarks, fierce battles and its treaty settlement journey, to people keen to jump on board its bus tour.