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Auckland mayor Phil Goff is annoyed by the government land grab (photo: Anthony Beinart-Smollen)

Reserve land snatched despite howls of protest from council

Wed 5 Jul 7

The reserve is the biggest tract of public open space on the Tamaki River foreshore.

"If you’ve got 400 applications with the Crown, and the Crown managed to process two of those in six years, is the Crown going to upgrade its resources?" – Deborah Edmunds

Government flooded by Maori marine title claims

Fri 23 Jun

A torrent of iwi and hapu applications for customary marine title is threatening to swamp government and court authorities.

Sir Ngatata Love's company is ordered to be liquidated at the request of Inland Revenue

Judge orders liquidation of company tied to Sir Ngatata Love

Tue 20 Jun 5

Sir Ngatata Love was sentenced to two years and six months in prison last October.

Hunter's Corner: Water bottlers bear brunt of a media beat-up

Fri 2 Jun 9

Pandering to prejudice is not the path to progress.

Hidesight: Sir Geoffrey is wrong about his new right


An environmental right is meaningless without anyone having a duty to deliver it.

NZ POLITICS DAILY: Labour’s Maori dilemmas

Fri 12 May 2

The Labour Party goes into its election year Congress this weekend increasingly hamstrung by continued dilemmas with Maori issues and voters.


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