The $80 million extra costs of running Fire and Emergency New Zealand will fall on only those who insure for property.
“It’s come to the precipice so many times where a deal has been done and then it falls away,” Mr Dunne tells NBR Radio.
"If Peter Dunne was smart he would follow this through relentlessly with ACT. Stopping the government and Nick Smith from ceding control of the RMA to Iwi would definitely be a lasting legacy for him."
National nuts out an agreement with the Maori Party, rejects ACT/United Future offer.
"This RMA would be the dirtiest piece of legislation to reach any level of a vote."