(2015): The Freshwater Iwi Leaders Group, on behalf of the Iwi Chairs Forum, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with LGNZ to support and encourage strong relationships and collaboration between councils and iwi. Signed in Wellington, 6 August 2015.
(2007): Factsheet: Council - Māori engagement is an easy-to-read factsheet that provides information on the benefits of building good relationships with Māori, statutory responsibilities, and ways of strengthening engagement.
(1997): Liaison and consultation with Tangata Whenua: A survey of local government practice was undertaken earlier this year to identify the range of ways that councils undertake iwi liaison and consultation is an excellent example of this type of work.
Te Maruata is a sub-committee of the National Council of LGNZ. It promotes increased representation of Māori as elected members, enhances Māori participation in LG processes, supports councils building relationships with Māori groups, and much more.