Limits to the Treaty of Waitangi partnership

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For decades New Zealanders have listened to influential lawyers and political leaders talking about a ‘Treaty partnership’ between Maori and the rest of society (or the ‘Crown’). Significant changes to the way we govern ourselves as a country have been … Read More

Politics and pokies a bad mix

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There’s a bill in front of Parliament that advocates local councils be given the job of allocating gaming proceeds and deciding the location and number of machines in their area. The argument is that councillors are the right folk to … Read More

A Revival for the Old Paternalism

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Gareth Morgan, Director of Gareth Morgan Investments The chasm between the views of John Luxton and Winston Peters on government ownership of productive assets, epitomises the distance that National has traveled since its ignominious defeat at the polls in 1984. … Read More