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Newstalk ZB political reporter breaks down Three Waters announcement

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Fri, 29 Apr 2022, 11:56am
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Newstalk ZB political reporter breaks down Three Waters announcement

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 29 Apr 2022, 11:56am

The path forward for Three Waters reform is now less murky.

The Government's accepted nearly all recommendations for our country's water system, from an independent working group.

A public shareholding structure will be put in place and shares will be held by councils on behalf of communities.

There'll also be regional representative groups...with a council and mana whenua chair for each region.

Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta says they've listened to concerns, and made changes.

She says they've strengthened protections that ensure locals will always have a strong say, in the delivery and management of their water.

Newstalk ZB political reporter Aaron Dahmen was at the announcement and joined Kerre Woodham.

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