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Opening - State Houses On Maori Land

October 31 2001 Media Advisory

Opening - State Houses On Maori Land


Housing Minister Mark Gosche and Te Tai Tokerau MP Dover Samuels will open four Housing New Zealand houses in Takou Bay, north of Kerikeri this Friday, November 2.

These are the first State rental homes completed on Maori land in nearly a decade.

The houses have been built by Housing New Zealand in partnership with Takou Trust, on land owned by the trust.


Where: Takou Bay is 20 minutes north of Kerikeri, off State Highway 10. Turnoff to the right soon after Te Whau. Detailed map available.

When: 3pm to 4.30pm this Friday, November 2.

Powhiri will be followed by ribbon cutting ceremony and speech.

ENDS

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