The Department of Internal Affairs

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Local Government in New Zealand - Local Councils


Māori participation in local elections

It is important that Māori are better represented in all areas of local government. This Information Sheet was developed by the Department of Internal Affairs and Te Puni Kōkiri. It provides detail on things to consider when standing, or voting, in the local elections.

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Participate In Local Elections (393kb).