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Wellington District Māori Council election results

On 24 April 2015 Wellington District Māori Council elections were held.
The Wellington District Māori Council Executive are

Chair:  Tamati Cairns
Deputy Chair:  Noeline Smiler
Secretary:  Amon Heremia

Delegates to NZMC are:
Tamati Cairns,
Noeline Smiler and
Kaye Maree Dunn.
Amon Heremia (proxy)

Wellington District Māori Council contact:    amon.heremia@weltec.ac.nz

The Māori Committees listed below formed the Wellington District NZ Māori Council​

– Te Mangungu
– Wellington
– Porirua
– Naenae
– Wainuiomata
– Muturangi


About Us

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.

Our Team

The NZ Māori Council is spearheaded by elected representatives from each Māori District. From within this national body, representatives are elected to advance the goals of the NZ Māori Council.

Our History

  • NZ Māori Council's rich and unique history can be traced back to the Kotahitanga movement and the Māori parliaments in the 1800s.

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