House of Representatives
Tuesday, 15 September 2009
Local Government (Auckland Council) Bill
Hone Harawira, in Committee, to move the following amendments:
Part 2, Clause 8(1)
To insert “, and two Māori members” after “2001” (on line 24 of page 4).
“, and two Māori members”
Part 2, Clause 8
To add the following new subsection (after line 27 on page 6):
“(3) The Māori members must be elected by the Māori electors of Auckland.”
The Supplementary Order Paper amends the Local Government (Auckland Council) Bill to establish two Māori seats on the governing body of the Auckland Council. All Māori living in Auckland who are eligible to vote are able to participate in the election of the Māori member.