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Wednesday, 22 September 2021 15:30

Murky waters

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: Your canine crusader knows there is a great deal of unease - especially in rural NZ - about the Government's three waters reforms.

Your old mate has been forwarded a document from the Department of Internal Affairs (which is doing the Government's bidding on these reforms) relating to the three waters proposal and it makes concerning reading. 

Here is some of what it says: "A Mana Whenua Group for each of the four entities will be stablished to guide strategic performance expectations alongside local government. Each Mana Whenua Group will have equal voting right to local government and the new entities will have statutory oblications to fund and ensure Mana Whenua participation..."

That's as clear as mud!

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