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Shane Jones calls for rational debate on oil and gas exploration

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Ministers Shane Jones and Tama Potaka are organising a Zoom meeting with iwi leaders to discuss proposed changes to the Crown Minerals Act, including the removal of the ban on new oil and gas exploration. Jones plays up the economic benefits of the gas industry to Māori and stresses the need for investment. Potaka highlights the importance of the meeting for sharing information and gathering feedback from iwi and hapū.

Read more over at The NZ Herald

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