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NZ Māori Council Claim Document

A copy of the Council’s claim relating to the reform of the Māori Community Development Act filed with the Waitangi Tribunal. Please note that the claim is made up of 2 documents – the first 4 page statement of claim and the following document setting out the basis for the claim.

130927 MCDA Claim for Filing

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The general functions of the New Zealand Māori Council are set out in the Māori Community Development Act 1962. This Act conveys the Council’s purpose and gives us the framework in which we operate.

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