Kōrero: Local and regional government

Māori representatives, Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Māori representatives, Bay of Plenty Regional Council

In 2004 Bay of Plenty Regional Council became the country's first regional council to introduce statutory representation for Māori. In 2011 the Māori councillors were Tipene Marr (back, far right), Raewyn Bennett (front, second from left) and Tai Eru (front, third from right).

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Mark Derby, 'Local and regional government - Local government in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/35299/maori-representatives-bay-of-plenty-regional-council (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Mark Derby, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 17 Feb 2015