Māori initiatives get over $1 billion, Pacific includes Dawn Raids funding
Māori initiatives are again getting more than $1 billion from this year's Budget, including $299 million towards health reforms.
It comes after a record $1.3b package last year, but with the health package representing just over 2 per cent of total health funding there are likely to be questions over how it seeks to address longstanding inequities.
But Associate Minister of Health (Māori) Peeni Henare said he was confident the funding would support the work that needed to be done.
"What Māori have always wanted is a health system that takes care of them.
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