A SECTION 33 TRANSFER WITH WAIKATO REGIONAL COUNCIL
Ngāti Tūwharetoa set to become first iwi to utilise a Section 33 Transfer with Waikato Regional Council.
Ngāti Tūwharetoa, in the central North Island of New Zealand, is set to become the first iwi in the country to utilise a Section 33 of the Resource Management Action 1991 with Council.
Today, the Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board approved the handover of water quality monitoring functions around Lake Taupō from the Waikato Regional Council under Section 33 of the Resource Management Act 1991.
Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board Chairman, John Bishara, has welcomed the council’s landmark decision