Consultation on whether to establish Māori Constituencies for Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

Closed 22 April 2021

The Council is seeking the views of the regional community on whether to establish Māori constituencies for voters on the Māori roll to elect councillors on to the Regional Council.

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Helpful videos

  1. Is it time for Māori constituencies for Hawke's Bay Regional Council?
  2. What are Māori constituencies?
  3. Why is Council consulting on the Māori constituencies, and why now?
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Consultation starts - 22 March 2021

Consultation ends - 22 April 2021

Submission hearings - 3 & 4 May

Deliberations - 19 May 2021

Public notice of initial proposal - 8 September 2021

Deliberations on initial proposal - October 2021

Public notice of final Representation Arrangements - by 19 November 2021

Documentation of the Council process provided to the Local Government Commission - by 15 January 2022

Local Government Commission issue determination - by 11 April 2022

Local Government elections - 8 October 2022

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