Consultation on Council Māori seats begins 

Auckland Council will consult the public regarding the introduction of Māori seats onto the Governing Body, with public feedback open from August 21 until September 24.

In a press release, Rose Leonard, Auckland Council’s Manager of Governance Services, says any decision on Māori seats for the council is significant. 

“It is about how Māori are represented in Tāmaki Makaurau, and how Aucklanders are represented by their Governing Body,” Leonard says. 

“This consultation is an opportunity for mana whenua, Māori and the wider public to tell us whether or not they want...

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