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Māori electoral option will fail Māori voters in council elections – Justice Minister
15 October 2021
Māori voters will only be able to vote for Māori ward candidates in the 2022 local elections if they are already on the Māori electoral roll – and the next opportunity to switch rolls is currently…
New $50m courthouse and police hub for Whanganui
13 October 2021
A new courthouse will be built in Whanganui with “community-led wellbeing” central to its design, Justice Minister Kris Faafoi announced today.
Māori ward advocates plan hīkoi protest against Ruapehu District Council
4 October 2021
Māori advocates will march against Ruapehu District Council in Taumarunui in protest at what they describe as the minimising of Māori representation, participation and “an undertone” of institutional…