Last week the third Māori Economic Summit was held in Auckland. The Māori focused ‘summits’ began in 2009 in response to the economic recession. The initial Māori Economic Summit resulted in the establishment of a Māori Economic Taskforce with annual funding of $4.5 million. This year’s Summit provided a series of reports on projects and [...]
Māori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples and Minister for Communications and Information Technology Steven Joyce announced on Tuesday the establishment of a seven member Māori Working Group to help steer the rollout of the government’s Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI).