Tag Archives: Ihumatao

Oops we broke the law again — Kiwiblog

The Auditor-General has ruled: In our view, the intent of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, and the intent of Ministers, was to establish a new appropriation that would provide authority for the purchase of the land at Ihumātao. However, because the Ministry did not seek the correct approvals, the expenditure was incurred without appropriation…

via Oops we broke the law again — Kiwiblog

Winston Pours Cold Water onto the Hangi Pit of Grievance at Ihumatao — The BFD

 

Two days ago there were headlines all across the media that a deal was imminent for Ihumatao. The Media party were just repeating the words of an Aussie interloper masquerading as a Maori. There was no verification, no confirmation, just idle speculation. As the truck driver from Huntly took back his flag the silliness continued.…

via Winston Pours Cold Water onto the Hangi Pit of Grievance at Ihumatao — The BFD

Will Labour destroy 30 years of Treaty settlement progress? — Kiwiblog

TVNZ reports: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government is “mindful of its obligations” as Simon Bridges today pressed her whether public money will be used to buy land at Ihumātao.However, she also said at present negotiations are taking place between mana whenua and Kiingitanga with no Government input.National’s leader has questioned Ms Ardern about the…

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Time for Leadership on Ihumatao — The BFD | Media

After three weeks of inaction, a hikoi to the prime minister’s electorate office this week by the Ihumatao protestors is an opportunity for the prime minister to finally show some leadership. Jacinda Ardern needs to undo the damage she did when she halted construction of much-needed houses at Ihumatao. When the hikoi reaches her office…

via Time for Leadership on Ihumatao — The BFD | Media

Ihumatao: A Problem for Maori — The BFD | Media

Following on from my dissection of Simon Wilson, as promised, I turn my attention to Lizzie Marvelly. This young lady advises via her headline on page 16 of A Weekend Newspaper that Ihumātao is a complex case of Maori oppression. She informs us that there has been a battle raging there for generations. I would…

via Ihumatao: A Problem for Maori — The BFD | Media

Jacinda Stops Media Talking About Ihumatao — WOBH | Media

 

Oh dear. You know you are in trouble when your office tries to shut down the media, who are asking perfectly legitimate questions about an issue that is currently at the forefront of the news. Jacinda Ardern has personally tried to prevent media from asking about the Ihumatao dispute while on a charm offensive in…

via Jacinda Stops Media Talking About Ihumatao — WOBH | Media

Career-Defining Capitulation — WOBH | Media

 

The Prime Minister just made a decision that could be career defining if the Ihumatao development now doesn’t go ahead. Jacinda Ardern has legitimised unlawful behaviour by capitulating to an illegal occupation as her opening move. The PM has cultivated a brand of a kinder, more inclusive politics, but some things such as occupying private…

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