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15th
JAN

Jackson sues over Maori board selection

Posted by karere under Maori News

Broadcaster Willie Jackson is taking legal action after failing to secure one of two urban Maori positions on the Independent Maori Statutory Board, which provides advice to Auckland Council on Maori issues.

Last August, a selection body appointed Waipareira Trust chief executive John Tamihere and Papakura Marae chief executive Tony Kake from eight candidates to the two mataawaka (urban Maori) positions on the board for the second term of the Auckland Council.

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