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Barry Soper: Government making moves to scrap Māori Health Authority

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 27 Feb 2024, 5:24PM
Health Minister Shane Reti said some of the expertise of the Māori Health Authority would be maintained within the Ministry of Health. Photo / Mark Mitchell
Health Minister Shane Reti said some of the expertise of the Māori Health Authority would be maintained within the Ministry of Health. Photo / Mark Mitchell

Barry Soper: Government making moves to scrap Māori Health Authority

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 27 Feb 2024, 5:24PM

The Government is taking the first steps towards dismantling the Māori Health Authority.

A Bill to bring about its end will pass under urgency tonight, with the Authority being scrapped for good by June 30.

ZB senior political correspondent Barry Soper says Minister Shane Reti has claimed axing the Authority will improve healthcare for all New Zealanders.

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