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    Ministers call for abolition of Māori seats

    ACT Party leader David Seymour wants to reduce the number of MPs in Parliament and to abolish the use of the Māori seats.

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    Māori data group fears worst for 2018 Census

    A Māori data group is concerned that up to ten percent of the population may be missing in the 2018 census.  For Māori, the extent of the problem could be worse.

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    Bill to protect Māori seats drawn from ballot

    A members bill drawn from the parliamentary ballot aims to entrench the Māori seats in legislation. 

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    The fight for a Māori voice

    Palmerston North City Mayor Grant Smith is standing by his decision to get Māori wards on the council. Smith told Maori Television's Native Affairs programme that it was better to have Māori at the table. 

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    National to consider running candidates in Māori seats

    The debate is heating up surrounding the possibility of National running candidates in the Māori seats. After a clean sweep by Labour in last year’s election, it could be one possible way to regain Māori votes.

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    Mahuta says government will consider legislating Māori Council seats

    The Minister for Local Government Nanaia Mahuta says the government will consider legislating Māori seats on councils in the future. This follows the latest resolution by the Whakatāne District Council to establish one or more Māori Wards.

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    Rereātea- Midday News Bytes 20 October

    Our Rereātea Online News Team brings you a breakdown of the latest news of the day, live from the Māori Television newsroom.

  8. Video for Lack of support for NZ First stance on Māori seats
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    Lack of support for NZ First stance on Māori seats

    New Zealand First continues to advocate for a full referendum on the Māori seats. Peters says even though that goal hasn’t yet been achieved, their stance on the issue is still the same.

  9. Video for Peeni Henare says Māori Party & Greens living wage promise is unrealistic
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    Peeni Henare says Māori Party & Greens living wage promise is unrealistic

    Incumbent Tāmaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare labelled the Māori Party and the Greens promise to push hard and fast for a living wage as unrealistic.

  10. Video for Majority of Māori contesting general seats with NZ First
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    Majority of Māori contesting general seats with NZ First

    Nearly 60 Māori are contesting general seats this election across all political parties with the majority from New Zealand First. However, political commentator Ngahuia Wade says there is still a need for the Māori seats.

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