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Kia ora – Welcome to Waikato District Māori Council

The boundaries of the Waikato district extends from the Bombay Hills and Port Waikato in the north, along the western coastline south to…

On 3 May 2015 Waikato District Maori Council elections were held.

The Waikato District Māori Council Executive are:

  • Chair:  Richard Clark
  • Secretary:  Kelly Harrison
  • Treasurer:  Mere Devine

The Appointments to NZMC are:

  • Richard Clark
  • Mere Devine
  • Kelly Harrison

The Waikato District Māori Council contact: kellyt@waikato.ac.nz

The Māori Committees listed below formed the Waikato District Māori Council:

  • Parawera
  • Waipa
  • Te Komiti Rangatakapu Māori ki te Whare Wānanga o Waikato
  • Cambridge
  • Te Whānau Roopu o Aotearoa

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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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