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    More competition for Māori seats than general in council elections

    More Māori candidates have put their name forward for Māori seats at this year’s local body elections, than those contesting the general seat.

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    Tauranga dog attack: Council appeals judge’s decision

    The life of Tauranga rottweiler Chopper is once again under threat as Tauranga City Council is appealing the judge's ruling on its previous charge.

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    Concerns mount over lack of candidates in Māori wards

    Māori ward advocates are deeply concerned at the lack of nominations for the new seats at this year's local bodies election.

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    Not enough candidates to fill council, Māori ward seats

    With just a few days left for local body election candidates to get their nominations in, district councils in Whanganui, Ruapehu and Rangitīkei have not received enough nominations to fill their chambers.

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    Historic day as Parliament passes co-governance bill

    Parliament has passed a bill that enshrines into law a right for South Island Iwi Ngāi Tahu to appoint two of Canterbury Regional Council’s 16 councillors.

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    We'll roll back co-governance- National

    National has reiterated its plans to roll back co-governance initiatives, should it be elected at next year’s general election.

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    Singer-songwriter and educator joins Whanganui mayoralty race

    A singer-songwriter and educator is throwing his hat into the ring for the Whanganui mayoralty.

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    'Strip every pokie joint out of Auckland'- mayoral candidate

    Mayoral candidates say the number of liquor outlets in south Auckland is an issue but disagree about how to tackle it.

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    ‘We need to act’- Mahuta's climate call to local government

    Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta has recognised the sector's anxiety about the scale and pace of its ambitious reform programme.

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    'Where we need to be is at that decision-making table'- Alf Filipaina

    Alf Filipaina has been an Auckland councillor for the past 12 years and has put his name forward for one last term.

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