Post by Kiwi Frontline on Aug 23, 2017 18:03:25 GMT 12
MĀORI PARTY CO-LEADER WOULD "STRUGGLE" TO WORK WITH WINSTON PETERS
Māori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says he would find it extremely difficult to work with Winston Peters after the election.
In Election Aotearoa’s first leaders’ debate, the Minister for Māori Development seemed to rule out the likelihood of working with Peters saying he would find it a struggle to work with the NZ First leader for a number of reasons.
“One, he wants to get rid of the seats that we currently hold, two, he was there on the back of Māori seats and has the cheek now he wants to get rid of it, three, he votes against treaty legislation and yet those are negotiated by iwi, four, he wants to ditch Whānau Ora and on and on, he wants to end treaty settlements for goodness sake he will be hard,” said Flavell......