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No. 55 (June 1966)
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Study Award For M.P.

The American Embassy announced recently that a United States Department of State grant had been awarded to Mr Matiu Rata, Labour M.P. for Northern Maori.

Mr Rata will meet Federal and State legislators and will observe the operation of congressional committees if they are in session.

He also plans to visit welfare organisations dealing with the American Indian and to meet Negro leaders to study the work of civil rights organisations.