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Councillor Protests At Tokenism

Posted by 1Law4All on May - 18 - 2016

Councillor Protests At “Tokenism” A Whangarei district councillor has gone on strike from a committee in protest over the appointment of a paid, micro-Maori adviser, saying he has no interest in participating in meetings with “race-based appointments.” Councillor Stuart Bell said while he was pro-micro-Maori engagement, he saw the appointment of the adviser to the planning committee, otherwise made up of elected councillors, as “tokenism” and said it was actually  [ Read More ]

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