21 Nov 2022

Māori census undercount raises questions for Parliament

From Morning Report, 7:45 am on 21 November 2022

A massive 50,000 undercount of Māori in the census has raised questions over whether they should already have another seat in Parliament.

The census organiser Stats NZ is saying 'maybe'

That's not good enough for Māori advocates who say it is a fundamental question going into a tight election year. 

Phil Pennington reports.