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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Constitution Lecture 9: Separation of Church and State
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Constitution Lecture 9: Separation of Church and State

Another misunderstood concept regarding the Constitution and the founding principles of our country is Separation of Church and State. Some say that this is a right codified in the Constitution; others say that the phrase appears nowhere in the Constitution, and that our founders wanted a religious state. Who is right? It is true that […]

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