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Independent Māori Statutory Board announced

Independent Māori Statutory Board announced


Nine Members for the next three-year term of the Independent Māori Statutory Board for Auckland have been appointed.

They are:

Mana Whenua representatives:

David Taipari

Glenn Wilcox

Josie Smith

Karen Wilson

Kris MacDonald

Liane Ngamane

Precious Clark

Mataawaka representatives:

John Tamihere

Tony Kake

Their appointments begin on 1 November 2013. The position of Chair will be decided by the nine members and appointed from within.

The Independent Māori Statutory Board was established under the Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009 to provide advice to Auckland Council on issues that affect Mana Whenua and Mataawaka in Auckland. The appointments were made by the Mana Whenua Selection Body, sanctioned by the Minister of Māori Affairs. The selection body began its task on the 4th July 2013.


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