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Hawke's Bay Regional Council - media statement

Hawke's Bay Regional Council - media statement


18 June 2014


Hawke’s Bay Regional Council functions as an effective governance body for the whole of the region.

On most issues all Councillors are in agreement, but on a few issues there are divergent and strongly held views.

We respect the right of different views to be held as this encourages healthy debate for our region.

We are in agreement that the matters that unite us are greater than those that divide us.

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