The vast majority of Council voted for the new revision of the DCC 2006 Maori MoU.
In my view the vast majority of Dunedin citizens would not have approved had they been given the chance to know what this new binding agreement commits the DCC to.
One example – “Te Pae Māori will also be enduring and not subject to change by a simple majority of Council.”
This is anti-Democratic and should have been identified by staff as one of many disadvantages of a new group/relationship set-up that will never be able to be to changed by a Council majority vote.
Meeting video of Item 7 follows: