With the end of offshore oil and gas exploration in sight and caps on dairy expansion on the cards, could Taranaki iwi kick-start the province's ailing economy?
A leaked email from BP revealed possible price gouging practices.
Following the government's halt on new offshore oil exploration permits, Megan Woods told Q+A that while a halt to coal permits could possibly happen in the future, there are currently no plans to make that happen or work being undertaken.
Reviews are underway into the system used by a lines company in the region, which has previously been looked at by the Commerce Commission.
He raised the protesters' spirits when he performed the Ngati Kahungunu tribal haka Tika Tonu.
Homeowners won't be able to access the subsidy because the government is targeting rental property owners instead.
"The Government has to balance pay demands across the public sector. We have gone as far as we can in terms of extra Government money," Dr Clark said this afternoon.