Hamish McDouall says Whanganui could be better off
It would allow each iwi to curate an exhibition based on the Taonga Māori collection.
More than 8100 people in the region are now fully vaccinated against Covid-19
Tangata whenua would have equal rights with councils in overseeing Three Waters services.
About 550 marae around the country are signed up to the programme.
Ultimately it came down to prioritisation and need.
The vaccinations are being rolled out from this week.
"I've got a model that I hope will work and I'll be socialising that with iwi leaders."
These changes would take power from local govt "just as Māori were anticipating more say".
Misinformation and the relative newness of the vaccine are at the root of uncertainty.
Tariana Turia wants Māori women to have key role in shaping new Māori Health Authority.
The DHB is working on opening one large town centre facility in Whanganui.
McDouall says council already looking into new sectors flagged as being the most pressing.
The Whanganui Lands Settlement Negotiations Trust wants formal agreement with council
"The health system with DHBs is almost 20 years old and change is needed."
Hauora ā Iwi and Māori providers are working with the Whanganui DHB and others on a plan.
The bill updates Māori land rating laws that have been largely untouched since 1924.
It's the first time iwi representatives will be formally appointed to a Horizons committee
Council prefers roofed velodrome at a cost of $20m of which council would fund up to $9m.