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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.

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    Not enough candidates to fill council, Māori ward seats

    With just a few days left for local body election candidates to get their nominations in, district councils in Whanganui, Ruapehu and Rangitīkei have not received enough nominations to fill their chambers.

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    Singer-songwriter and educator joins Whanganui mayoralty race

    A singer-songwriter and educator is throwing his hat into the ring for the Whanganui mayoralty.

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    Shaw confirms run for Greens co-leadership, despite weekend ousting

    Ousted Green party co-leader James Shaw says he will stand in the race for the party’s co-leadership, after being dropped by its members over the weekend.

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    Racism decides Gisborne mayoralty- Councillor

    A Gisborne councillor has called into question the mayor's ability to lead the region forward, saying her background makes it hard to understand issues affecting Māori.

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    Nats threaten boycott on Māori electoral roll fix

    The government says it will introduce a bill to Parliament that allows Māori to swap electoral rolls at virtually any time, despite National threatening to derail the change.

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    Māori wards trailblazer running in 2022 elections

    After fighting so hard to have Māori wards established, both locally and nationally, standing in Whakatāne District Council's first election to include them may seem to be a given for Toni Boynton.

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    Māori must work together to achieve local board parity in Auckland

    With just over five months until local board elections, a call has been made for Māori candidates in Auckland to work together.

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    Te Kōhanga Reo announces new board members

    Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust has six new or returning trustees following its recent board elections.

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    'Disengaged and disenfranchised'- new programme to get more Māori involved in local elections

    Increasing Māori participation in local democracy is the intention behind a "crucial" project, because Māori and young people are "disengaged and disenfranchised".

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