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Māori Community Development Act Consultation Hui

Government consults on Māori Community Development Act 1962

The first comprehensive public consultation on the Māori Community Development Act since it was passed more than 50-years-ago will take place throughout September,

“Government wants feedback from Māori communities and other stakeholders. Nineteen consultation hui will be held across Aotearoa, and written feedback can also be emailed or sent direct”. It is important all Māori have their say.

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