Greater Māori representation should be on the cards for local councils, as more council seats elected by voters on the Māori roll are approved.
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Māori seats won't come in time for Auckland election
Plans to introduce Māori seats into the Auckland Council are underway, with consultation set to begin next month, but the seats will not be enacted in time for the 2022 election.
Waititi in Māori Party nail-biter in Waiariki
The Māori Party's Rawiri Waititi closing in on an upset in Waiariki.
New Plymouth District Council has second go at Māori ward
Ngāmotu iwi & Andrew Judd applaud Māori ward establishment in New Plymouth.
Mass migration to general roll puts Māori seats at risk
No one knows why 10,163 Māori left the Māori electoral roll recently.
Māori Party names Mariameno Kapa-Kingi as Te Tai Tokerau candidate
The Māori Party has selected Mariameno Kapa-Kingi as their candidate for Te Tai Tokerau following unanimous support by members.
Rules for Māori seats reignite questions about Govt-Māori partnership
Bridging the gap between Māori and the Crown was part of the Prime Minister's wider Waitangi message. But with the Māori and general seats not under the same protections in parliament questions about a genuine partnership remain.
Ministers call for abolition of Māori seats
ACT Party leader David Seymour wants to reduce the number of MPs in Parliament and to abolish the use of the Māori seats.
Māori data group fears worst for 2018 Census
A Māori data group is concerned that up to ten percent of the population may be missing in the 2018 census. For Māori, the extent of the problem could be worse.
Bill to protect Māori seats drawn from ballot
A members bill drawn from the parliamentary ballot aims to entrench the Māori seats in legislation.