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David Seymour: ACT leader shows concern for Māori ward legislation change

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 27 Jul 2022, 5:43pm
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David Seymour: ACT leader shows concern for Māori ward legislation change

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 27 Jul 2022, 5:43pm

The ACT Party is concerned about a new local Government which would require councils consider adding Māori wards or constituencies.

Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta has introduced a policy which would make it the first priority during their regular representation reviews each six months.

David Seymour told Heather du Plessis-Allan the bill doesn't sit right with him.

He says councils will feel pressured to implement them even if they don't want to.

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