Post by Kiwi Frontline on Jul 31, 2020 4:49:36 GMT 12
GO-AHEAD TO TRANSFER FUNCTIONS TO IWI AUTHORITY A NEW ZEALAND FIRST – COUNCIL
Waikato Regional Council has reached a landmark decision to approve the transfer of specified water quality monitoring functions to the Tawharetoa Maori Trust Board - a first of its kind in Aotearoa New Zealand.
In a meeting held today, councillors voted unanimously in favour of transferring summer bathing beach, regional rivers, rainfall and groundwater quality monitoring within the Lake Taupo catchment to the trust board.
The transfer of functions from council to the trust board will take place in September 2020 - making it the first iwi authority in Aotearoa New Zealand to have functions transferred to them by a council........