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    Te Tai Rāwhiti mayoral candidates endorse Māori wards

    Mayoral candidates in Gisborne and Wairoa have shown overwhelming support for Māori wards, but there are differences in opinion on other key election topics.

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    Online voting to fix low turnout- Mayoral candidates in Tāmaki Makaurau

    The two frontrunners in Auckland's mayoral campaign are calling for an end to postal voting and the investigation of an online voting option in time for the local body elections in 2025 in a bid to address poor voter turnout.

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    Friendly whānau rivalry for new council seat

    An uncle and his nephew are competing for a new Māori ward in South Taranaki District.

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    Mayoral candidate slams opponent's 'hands-off' approach to housing

    Auckland mayoral candidate Efeso Collins has taken a swipe at his opposition while saying a council he leads will be ‘laser-focused’ on housing affordability.

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    'King of Gizzy' council candidate wore pig mask as cop; 'scoring sheilas' was hidden talent

    A Gisborne council candidate basing part of his campaign on the fact he was a police officer underwent disciplinary action for wearing a pig mask while on duty.

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    Efeso Collins to take iwi with him as super city mayor

    Auckland mayoral candidate Efeso Collins is a son of Sāmoa and Tokelau, born and raised in Ōtara, a South-Sider made good. Now he is challenging the status quo.

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    Ngā Tamatoa urge Māori to tackle councils

    Members of Ngā Tamatoa have urged Māori to get active in local government to tackle racism and get land back.

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    Spending caps ‘frustrating’- Māori seat candidates

    Nelson's two Māori Ward candidates have found their much lower election expenditure limit - when compared with other candidates - frustrating.

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    Candidates meet Tairāwhiti voters ahead of 'historic' local elections

    Tairāwhiti got its first taste of the options for this year's local body elections last night as nominees took the opportunity to introduce themselves at a "meet the candidates" event.

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    Māori ward candidates on what inspired them to run in Tauihu

    The region is set to have an extra councillor this coming term after two nominations for Marlborough's Māori ward came in at that last minute.

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