Harawira fights charges (+his words)

This message just came through from MP Hone Harawira, his simple words, his account of the court proceedings:

Kia ora

Went to court. 5 minutes. Spoke in Maori.

Refused to accept the right of the court to charge me for defending the homeless. Recorded as a “not guilty” plea.

Stood down till Nov 8 which will just be to set a date for a defended hearing.

Charge is so petty, it is only a “finable offence”.

Others copped obstruction and other charges and non-association orders as well.

Good crowd. Good support. Good media. Good bye.

Hone

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