Thu, 13 Sep 2012 5:22a.m.
While the Government shuns a national hui on water rights, the iwi leaders group it will consult with will be among those speaking at the hui.
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16/09/2012 10:21:36 a.m.
@GREEDY. Maori dont own water, BUT, they do have water rights. Those water rights are needed by foreigners to run those power stations.
13/09/2012 3:42:34 p.m.
At least Maori try to involve their people whereas John Key just tries to ignore everyone.
13/09/2012 2:19:06 p.m.
greedy is everywhere wrote:
If Maori own the water what makes people think it will benefit NZ. As with Pakeha, Chinese, and other races there are good and bad people and even if the original idea is good that doesnt mean it wont be distorted and abused by others in future generations. I dont really have a problem with them wanting their own state or whatever. Obviously they will have to find their own income streams and build their own hospitals and schools etc because you cant be collecting money and benefits off the other government if you dont recognise their rules and laws and all the treaty claims could go into education,health etc for poor and struggling NZers or has everybody forgotton about the large number of under-privlidged maori?
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