Post by Kiwi Frontline on Jul 24, 2021 6:54:51 GMT 12
NO NEW MAORI ROLE PLANS AT COUNCILS
As the Invercargill City Council prepares to increase Maori representation within its ranks, another two Southland councils have revealed similar moves are not on their radars.
Last week, the city council moved on a report that would likely mean mana whenua positions were created as early as September. The new positions, which would be given to one representative from both Waihopai Runaka and Te Runanga o Awarua, follows a decision by Environment Southland to introduce similar roles in March 2019.
However, the Gore District Council has indicated it will not be doing the same any time soon......