Mon, 30 Jul 2012 3:55p.m.
The Waitangi Tribunal has asked the Government to halt the sale of state assets until it has completed its final report on who owns fresh water.
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31/07/2012 10:16:58 a.m.
Why are 80% anti asset sales? What is it going to for the govt to see that NZers DO NOT want asset sales. What is it they dont understand?
30/07/2012 7:52:31 p.m.
@ Ruz Non-binding, Yes. The government though has a moral obligation to the Tiriti and it's english (misdirected, flagging) equivalent, the treaty scrutinized and monitored by the various human (indigenous peoples) rights offices in the UN.
Hardly a case of falling short of the mark instead quite the contrary. Time for the government to reaffirm its colonial dominance, should that be nz position moving forward?
30/07/2012 4:12:53 p.m.
Is the Waitangi Tribunal request a recommendation that the Government is not obliged to accept, or does it fall short of that?
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