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  1. Video for EXCLUSIVE: whose name was drawn from the box?
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    EXCLUSIVE: whose name was drawn from the box?

    After the votes were tied in the Galatea-Murupara Ward for a place on the Whakatāne District Council, both Hinerangi Goodman and Alison Silcock’s names were put in a box, with a name drawn to determine who would become a councilor. So who was it? Te Ao was the only media present at the drawing of the names, and we interviewed Dale Ofsoske the Electoral Officer who drew the name of the winner out of a box. He tells us who will join council. 

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    Whakatāne election tie to be decided by hat draw

    The Galatea-Murupara ward of the Whakatane District Council election race is still ongoing and in doubt despite the release of the official election results. Two candidates have drawn an equal amount of votes both Hinerangi Goodman and Alison Silcock received 262 votes each in the final and official election results count.

  3. Video for Former mayor speaks on low election turnout
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    Former mayor speaks on low election turnout

    Auckland is looking at another below average performance at Local body Elections this year. The major city will be lucky to reach 30%. With only two days left for ballot votes, the statistics aren't even close to that of the Central government elections. 

  4. Video for Candidates with Māori names end up at bottom of election results
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    Candidates with Māori names end up at bottom of election results

    Candidates with Māori names will typically end up at the bottom of local body election results, a Māori political strategist says.

  5. Video for Different boards, same problem - All lack diversity
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    Different boards, same problem- All lack diversity

    Local bodies do not reflect the cultural diversity of the communities they represent, several local body leaders and candidates have told Te Ao with Moana.  

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    Māori must 'relearn' value of vote

    Māori need to "relearn" the value of their vote, says Māori mayoral candidate John Tamihere.

  7. Video for Māori mayoral hopeful says NZ history lessons could stamp out racism
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    Māori mayoral hopeful says NZ history lessons could stamp out racism

    Palmerston North mayoral candidate Teanau Tuiono (Ngāpuhi, Ngāi Takoto) welcomes the Government's announcement to teach NZ history in schools, stating that it'll go a long way to stamp out racism in the city.  

  8. Video for Waitangi Tribunal calls for prisoners to get vote
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    Waitangi Tribunal calls for prisoners to get vote

    The Waitangi Tribunal is calling on the Crown to give prisoners the basic civil right of participating and voting in elections. The Tribunal would like to see all prisoners enrolled before the 2020 election.

  9. Video for Gone no address - voting packs returned to sender
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    Gone no address- voting packs returned to sender

    Thousands of people stand to miss out on voting in upcoming local elections after their enrolment update packs were returned marked "gone no address".

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    Local govt reps want more rangatahi on councils

    Younger regional council representatives want more young people to run in local body elections.  They say diversity is needed, with 94 percent of councillors nationwide over the age of 40.

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