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The Maori Party’s commitment to democracy

Written By: - Date published: 12:46 pm, May 16th, 2009 - 59 comments

In an epic last-ditch defence of Aucklanders’ right to be consulted on the removal of their democracy, Labour and the Greens are currently filibustering the government’s enabling legislation in Parliament by forcing a vote on thousands of new amendments. Their objective is simple, they want to get the bill off to a select committee and […]

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