The Fate of the Treaty Principles

Distorting the Treaty Principles  The Act-National-New Zealand First government plans legislation which will egregiously distort the Crown Treaty Principles. Far from perfect when first compiled, the principles were then described by Professor Jane Kelsey as a crude attempt by the government to rewrite the Treaty. It’s like going from bad to worse. At that time, the government was being increasingly pressured by Māori and the courts to define – and… Read more »