Apartheid has been introduced in New Zealand

But its “good apatheid” because its brown!

An argument has broken out in New Zealand about the meaning of a United Nations declaration the country has just signed. Maori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples, a co-leader of the Maori Party, says New Zealand had decided to agree to the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People. Here’s how he made the announcement in New York.

Presenter: Bruce Hill
Speakers: Dr Pita Sharples, New Zealand’s Maori Affairs Minister and co-leader of the Maori Party; Public law specialist Mai Chen; Rodney Hide, Local Government Minister and leader of the conservative ACT Party

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4 Responses to Apartheid has been introduced in New Zealand

  1. KG says:

    Yup. Exactly.

  2. Reese says:

    Wow, I would sure like to hear you and the Presenter discuss this in an SNN installment. (I live in a place with “indigenous peoples” issues, too.)

  3. Murray says:

    Umm…. thats an interesting proposition. For reasons that we can’t make public.

  4. Reese says:

    Understood.

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