Greens call for Treaty to be recognised in …
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Greens call for Treaty to be recognised in …

The government should recognise the Treaty of Waitangi in its constitutional review, says the Green Party. However, Metiria Turei fears that this major undertaking will be left for the National Party and the Maori Party to carry alone. There is no NZ constitution at this time. However, the Treaty of Waitangi has been the foundation […]

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Swearing alligience to Treaty should be allowed

Hone Harawira returned to Parliament today to be re-inaugurated as a Member of Parliament. Last month, Mr Harawira swore allegiance to the Treaty of Waitangi not to the Queen of England and was consequently kicked out of the chamber. However, he returned to the chamber today. …I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to […]

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Treaty of Waitangi oath fails to gain support
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Treaty of Waitangi oath fails to gain support

A bill allowing MPs the option to uphold the Treaty of Waitangi when making legal oaths has failed to gain support. It seems the Government didn’t think its obligation went that far. 69 votes from National, Act, United Future and NZ First opposed the bill. 52 votes from Labour, the Greens, the Maori Party and […]

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Auckland iwi collective to vote on Treaty settlement
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Auckland iwi collective to vote on Treaty settlement

The Auckland iwi collective group voted last Friday on whether it’ll accept the Crown’s Treaty settlement offer. It includes Hauraki Gulf Islands, Auckland’s volcanic cones and first right of refusal on Crown properties. Joining me now is Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua spokesman Tame Te Rangi. What do you think of this settlement? Is it […]

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Maori demand first right to SOEs under the Treaty
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Maori demand first right to SOEs under the Treaty

The Ngati Porou chair is outraged at the Government’s rejection of Maori rights, under the Treaty of Waitangi, to have first option to purchase state assets. The State Owned Enterprises Minister says the Government will meet with iwi in coming weeks to discuss the matter further. Tribes will have three weeks to decide whether they […]

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Frame In A Frame Composition
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Frame In A Frame Composition

you would never ever normally put your subject smack in the middle of a composition I’m not in the middle of your composition or screen now am i? i’m off to one side and it’s a little bit more pleasing but there are times when you can do it now right here I got this […]

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