Papawai and Kaikokirikiri Bill Passes

by Desk Editor on Thursday, November 10, 2016 — 9:37 AM

The Papawai and Kaikokirikiri Trusts Amendment Bill has passed its final reading unopposed.

This bill describes the relationship between Papawai and Kaikokirikiri Trusts Board, the Bishop of Te Upoko o Te Ika, and tangata whenua of Wairarapa. It establishes a more robust nomination process of board members; provides a fairer distribution of funds for tangata whenua of Wairarapa; and facilitates the long-term development of lands.

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