Under section 13 of the Citizens Initiated Referenda Act 1993, I give notice:
That Simon Lusk
- has been approved to use, for the purposes of an indicative referendum petition, the wording determined in the paragraph below;
- is the promoter of an indicative referendum petition in which the wording determined in the paragraph below is to be used;
- has been approved to use a form for the purposes of the indicative referendum petition; and
That the wording of the specific question to be put to voters in the proposed indicative referendum is:
“Should New Zealand implement a form of co-governance where 50% of elected representatives to Parliament and local authorities (including community boards and local boards) be elected by voters of Māori descent, and 50% by non-Māori?”
Dated at Wellington this 9th day of September 2022.
DAVID WILSON, Clerk of the House of Representatives.