Post by Kiwi Frontline on Apr 3, 2017 17:29:46 GMT 12
LEIGHTON SMITH SPEAKS TO DR MURIEL NEWMAN
The NZ Centre for Political Research recently published an open letter about the lack of discussion around the new provisions in the Resource Management Act.
The letter's writer, head of NZCPR and Former ACT MP Muriel Newman, joined Leighton Smith to discuss the two sections of the RMA Amendment Bill she has issue with.
"The arrangements that they've inserted into the bill will essentially allow iwi to co-govern local authorities and the agreements that have been put in place between the iwi or hapu and the local authority can't be changed - they'll be there forever.
"There has been no public consultation at all about it and that's really what's so upsetting about it."....