13 Feb 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 13 February 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 8:47 am on 13 February 2015

More than 500 submissions to the Wanganui District Council have not only called for restrictions on the sale of legal highs, but an outright ban; A whanau spokesperson for the late Ngati Porou leader, Apirana Mahuika, says the style of leadership for the tribe is likely to change; The New Plymouth mayor is calling on locals to work together peacefully with tangata whenua over a referendum to introduce a designated seat for Maori at next year's local body elections; The Northland New Zealand First MP, Pita Paraone, says the government is neglecting the need for safe regional roads - in order to build gold-plated ones in Auckland and Christchurch.