Post by Kiwi Frontline on Sept 9, 2020 4:24:18 GMT 12
JOHN TAMIHERE CLAIMS VICTORY AFTER TVNZ INCLUDES MĀORI PARTY, ADVANCE NZ IN DEBATE
“They were wrong because this country was settled by consent, not by conquest, and we have a constitutional right as Māori people, to represent our interests under a Māori flag and Māori banner.
“And they were wrong because they used mainstream polling. Mainstream polling, they do not reflect the Māori influence ... what mainstream polling reflects is Pākehā perspectives, and Pākehā preferences – not Māori.”
Tamihere said the party had been assisted by Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon and the Human Rights Commission in its complaint with TVNZ’s decision......