Mike's Minute: Vast majority don't want Maori wards

Newstalk ZB Staff,
Publish Date
Monday, 21 May 2018, 7:41AM

My congratulations to Palmerston North, who have joined the other sensible areas of the country in stopping the creation of Maori wards on local city councils. 

69-30 was your result, which tends to be about the average around the country when the votes are held. 

It's what you would call a comprehensive result in the right direction, and I would hope a very, very loud message to those who still insist that Maori wards, or indeed any race-based representation, is a good thing or a way forward. 

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