Post by Kiwi Frontline on May 1, 2021 5:13:09 GMT 12
MĀORI WANT A SAY OVER PROTECTING NEW ZEALAND'S WATERWAYS
The New Zealand Māori Council, the Federation of Māori Authorities and Kahui Wai, the Māori Freshwater Forum, have finished a series of hui discussing Māori freshwater rights and the act process. The last hui was at the Palmerston North Conference and Function Centre on Thursday.
Lawyer Donna Hall, one of the water negotiators for the council, said the hui was about discussing the “curly areas in the transition” from the old act to the replacement, as well as Māori issues across the country.
She said it was a once in a lifetime opportunity for Māori to be part of the discussion about changes to the act......