Māori have become major players in the Kiwifruit industry according to Te Horipo Karaitiana of the Bay of Connections He Mauri Ohooho Māori economic development strategy. Karaitiana says Māori make up a third of Te Waiariki kiwifruit production.
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To Northland, where it's estimated that over 150 years have passed since massive kūmara gardens on Matakohe Island flourished during the time of the chief Te Ihi-o-te-Rangi. Today the people of Te Parawhau and supporters returned to Matakohe to begin replanting the kūmara gardens of their chiefly ancestor.
Yesterday the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee hearing took place. Finance Minister Bill English reported back to the committee about the development of the forestry and agricultural industries in the Northland region.