Post by Kiwi Frontline on Mar 28, 2019 16:18:25 GMT 12
MĀORI FISHERIES ACT CHANGES ON HOLD
The Fisheries Minister has told iwi he can’t make the changes they want to the Māori fisheries settlement because New Zealand First is blocking it.
Last year’s annual meeting of Te Ohu Kaimoana voted in favour of recommendations coming from a ten-year review to give iwi more direct control of the trust and to distribute to them most of the financial reserves it has built up.
Stuart Nash told the Māori Fisheries Conference in Auckland yesterday that while he was committed to giving greater iwi control over the settlement, New Zealand First will not support the changes......