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    Petition seeks mandatory karakia for councils with Māori wards or constituencies

    The organiser of this week’s Kaipara karakia protest hikoi is petitioning Parliament to make the Māori tikanga feature mandatory for the more than 30 New Zealand councils with Māori electoral areas.

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    Māori ward councillors now 20% of Northland lineup

    New Whangārei councillor Phoenix Ruka is one of Northland's nine first-time Māori ward councillors. Photo / Local Democracy Reporting

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    'I'm just so humbled': Allanah Burgess, Marlborough's first Māori ward councillor

    Photo credit: Anthony Phelps / Stuff By Maia Hart, Local Democracy Reporter

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    'Huge increase' in Māori mayors

    Tory Whanau, Wellington's new mayor.  Photo credit / Newshub

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    Whangārei iwi takes a look at Māori ward candidates

    The establishment of Māori wards is expected to help boost voter turnout in this year's local body elections.

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    Hilda Halkyard-Harawira to contest Māori ward in Far North

    Long-time Māori education and Māori rights advocate Hilda Halkyard-Harawira has thrown her hat in the ring to contest the newly established Māori wards on the Far North District Council.

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    Concerns mount over lack of candidates in Māori wards

    Māori ward advocates are deeply concerned at the lack of nominations for the new seats at this year's local bodies election.

  8. Video for Te Arawa leaders vow fight for equal representation

    Te Arawa leaders vow fight for equal representation

    Rotorua and Te Arawa leaders are vowing to continue pursuing equal representation on the council even if a bill in Parliament is defeated.

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    Rotorua council to have three Māori ward seats: 'We're ecstatic'

    Pōwhiri at Rotorua Council in 2019.  Photo / File Te Tatau o Te Arawa is "elated" Rotorua will have three Māori ward seats at the next local election.

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