Talks were adjourned Friday and DHBs spent the weekend working on their response. If it goes ahead the first 24-hour strike will take place on Friday, July 5.
PM Jacinda Ardern paid tribute to him earlier today.
The strike action would be over stalled pay talks with Inland Revenue and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
In the 1980’s, some of his achievements include introducing legislation to allow historical treaty claims dating back to 1840, initiating the Māori Fisheries Settlement and the Māori Language Act which saw te reo accorded official language status.
Here's the weather segment from today's bulletin.
He Tānga Manawa | This week Winston Peters became Acting Prime Minister following the birth of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's baby girl, but 27 years ago on this very day, June 24th, 1991, there was speculation that Peters would form a new party. At the time he was the National Party's Minister of Māori Affairs, who would, by October 1991, be sacked from Cabinet and would form The New Zealand First Party in 1993. Oh my how the times have changed for the Ngāti Wai descendant, NZ First Party Leader, and New Zealand's Acting Prime Minister.
Kua hinga te tōtara haemata - e te Minita - haere! UPDATE: Koro Wetere will leave Te Kūiti at 3pm will be taken onto Tūrangawaewae Marae this afternoon (Sat 23, June). The nehu has been arranged for Wed 27 and will be buried amongst his Ngāti Maniapoto whānau.
Research is showing that the amount of stroke sufferers in NZ is going to increase in the next 10 years
Mataatua Manu Kōrero saw a contestant following in the footsteps of a previous champion who is also his father.