Iwi Leaders (Dr. Mahuika) Addresses New Zealand Prime Minister on Climate-change policy.

Dr. Apirana Mahuika (Chairman) of the Iwi (tribal) leadership group addresses

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    Dr. Apirana Mahuika (Chairman) of the Iwi (tribal) leadership group addresses
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    Iwi Leaders (Dr. Mahuika) Addresses New Zealand Prime Minister on Climate-change policy.
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    • 1. Dr. Mahuika Addresses the Prime Minister at Waitangi 2014 1
    • 2. Prime Minister John Key Waitangi Iwi Leaders 2014 Forum Sir, welcome back. In December 2013, you rejected our constructive $2.0 billion proposal towards 50,000 new jobs for our people (from a $15 carbon floor price) to address the $NZ600 million loss suffered by Iwi as a direct result of your policy. I strongly urge that you and your cabinet (and officials) immediately reflect on your decision and our concerns towards working closely with Iwi leaders in the next few weeks and months on options to substantively address our concern on these matters. Our Resolutions here at Waitangi this week 1. 2. 3. 4. Iwi Chairs receive and note the progress made on climate-change; Iwi Chairs approve the detailed 2014 Climate-change Escalation Strategy and Media Plan; Iwi Chairs approve efforts to collaborate internationally with First-Nations and other indigenous people on climate change and energy policy; and Iwi Chairs approve the Key messages to be tabled with Prime Minister John Key at Waitangi 2014. Moved by: Ngati Apa Seconded by: Ngati Wai Passed Unanimous Dr. Apirana Mahuika (Chairman), Sir Tumu Te Heuheu, Sir Mark Solomon, Sonny Tau, Haami Piripi, Rahui Papa, Sir Toby Curtis, Traci Houpapa. 2
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