Topic: Waitangi

PM to address Iwi Chairs Forum

By Te Kāea
  • Northland

The Prime Minister, John Key and Treaty Settlements Minister Christopher Finlayson will address the Iwi Chairs forum being held at Waitangi today.

Christopher Finlayson plans to lead an in depth discussion on Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 with representatives at the hui.

The Minister of Māori Affairs, Pita Sharples will also provide an update and discuss the Te Reo strategy launched last year with the Iwi chairs.

The forum which began yesterday has delved into a range of issues of significance to Māori which include oil and mineral mining, climate change, education, housing, Whānau Ora and a variety of other issues.

The forum is expected to wrap up this afternoon following the Prime Minister's address.