Constitutional Review report now complete, but what does it mean for Maori? +report
The Constitutional Advisory Panel has just released their report on New Zealand’s constitution. If you already knew that we actually have a constitution then consider yourself an exception to the rule. For those of you who didn’t know, you’d be forgiven considering we are only ...Continue Reading...
The Constitutional Conversation seeks Maori perspectives in Rotorua (+details)
You are invited to have your say and share your views on issues related to our country’s constitution.Continue Reading...
Constitutional Review – Nothing to Fear
(By Hon Tariana Turia, MP for Te Tai Hauauru) As we gather around the country to celebrate the 173rd year since the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi the Constitutional Advisory Panel will be getting ready to seek the views of all New Zealanders on the future of what a constitution for New ...Continue Reading...
Rebuilding Maori Democracy | Potaua Biasiny-Tule
We all know that over half the Maori population living in Aotearoa stayed home at last year’s election. The simple fact is that while democracy as a political system is gaining wider international acceptance, Maori still see very little direct relevance of casting their vote to ...Continue Reading...
Working group looks at how a constitution might be based on Te Tiriti
Following the Crown’s announcement today, Chair of the Independent Maori Constitutional Working Group Moana Jackson encourages Maori to note the distinction between the two reviews being conducted. The Independent Working Group is convened by Professor Margaret Mutu (Ngati Kahu) and its ...Continue Reading...
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