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Apanui challenges council on whare fee

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Te Whānau a Apanui is challenging fees Ōpōtiki District Council is charging for low cost housing on Māori land.

The iwi wants to bring the relocatable units up to Raukokore to provide housing for whānau moving back to work on horticulture and other businesses which will be created through a water storage scheme.

But spokesperson Willie Te Aho says the council wants to charge $5000 a whare.

"It's hard to talk abut KiwiBuild and housing affordability and wellbeing if at the end of the day Māori in Te Whānau a Apanui or elsewhere around the country can't afford to build on their own land," he says.

Willie Te Aho says the council has agreed to meet the iwi in Te Kaha next week to discuss the problem.

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