Customary rights trump law in coastal judgement

One of a number of billboards around our cities drawing attention to the actual name of our country, not the mythical name that is being quietly imposed. Our petition calling on the Prime Minister to delete any reference in official communication to any name for our nation other than New Zealand may be signed at https://www.hobsonspledge.nz/new_zealand_not_aotearoa.

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Water ‘partnership’ added to law

You may have missed it but the Water Services Act that became law a week ago quietly added to legislation water “partnership” while establishing a framework “to provide transparency about the performance of drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater networks and network operators”.

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Three Waters all about iwi ownership, control

The Three Waters Plan centralizes national water management while indulging iwi demands for ownership of water, according to businessman Gary Judd QC.

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He Puapua lead planner says Govt ‘lacks legitimacy’

It’s questionable that the New Zealand Government has any legitimacy, the state must give up some power, and New Zealand has a lopsided view of democracy, which should not be tyranny of the majority.

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Seymour’s reply to the vaccine code outraged

ACT Party leader David Seymour hit a “perfect symbol of something the left worships as sacred” this week when he dared to question race-based policy by tweeting a Covid-19 vaccination priority access code for Maori. The New Zealand Herald printed Mr Seymour’s reply to the hornets who swarmed out of the nest, and that reply was top of the Herald's website all night. Mr Seymour’s reply is a succinct statement of all that Hobson’s Pledge has been fighting for. The full text is reproduced below. Please enjoy: 

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Seymour fingers state racism

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ACT Party leader David Seymour.

ACT Party leader put the spotlight on state racism when he tweeted an image of a code reserved for Maori and said: "If you're worried about vaccination waiting times, you no longer need to make an appointment. All you need to do is use this access code."

The outrage was predictable. However, none of the outraged have provided any evidence of any person disadvantaged in the vaccine rollout by the fact that they have a Maori ancestor.

"The virus doesn't discriminate on race, so neither should the rollout," Seymour said. Hobson’s Pledge agrees.

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Silence is compliance

This is a brief update on developments since you signed our petition rejecting He Puapua, which is Labour’s plan to establish two governments in New Zealand by 2040, under which tribal elites will exercise authority over all major aspects of New Zealand’s governance.

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We want a vote on Napier Maori ward

The Napier City Council was one of five councils that voted against establishing Maori wards for next year’s local body elections. The vote was unanimous. However, after substantial pressure that included a Treaty of Waitangi claim, the Council started consulting Napier residents on whether they want to establish Maori wards for the 2025 local elections. We need a city-wide vote on whether Napier should proceed with a Maori ward.

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Marx, Muldoon, and the Mongrel Mob

E-Tangata magazine managed to get German socialist revolutionary Karl Marx, former Prime Minister Sir Robert Muldoon, and the Mongrel Mob into a single article and that was in an interview this month with Harry Tam.

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Mathematician tears apart He Puapua

In a new book titled He Puapua – Blueprint for breaking up New Zealand, mathematician John Robinson, tears apart the He Puapua plan for two separate governments, one by Maori for Maori, and the other, a “fully bicultural” administration for everyone else.

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Three waters plan ‘He Puapua in action’

Imposed without warning or any electoral mandate, the total upheaval of water services in New Zealand - designed to deliver control to Maori - is He Puapua in action, commentator Muriel Newman said at the weekend.

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Ministry spends $700,000 to foster white guilt

Almost $700,000 has been spent on making half of the Ministry of Education bureaucracy feel guilty about the colour of their skin, according to emails released under the Official Information Act.

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Signs show worry about He Puapua plan

Tens of thousands of farmers jamming 57 towns with utes, tractors, and harvesters on Friday was by far the news story of the week.

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Academic: He Puapua puts NZ at crossroads

A plan for two racially separate governments in New Zealand under tribal control means that we will have to decide whether we want our future to be that of an ethno-nationalist state or a democratic-nationalist one, according to Professor Elizabeth Rata of the Faculty of Education, at Auckland University.

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UNDRIP consultation follows two govts plan

Consultation on the implementation in New Zealand of the United Nation’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People will start with Maori groups, Maori Development Minister Willie Jackson confirmed on Thursday. See More UNDRIP consultation 

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Secrecy around two govts plan riles Winston

The fact that a 2019 a report that outlined a plan for two governments under a tribal committee came to the Government but was never shown to any New Zealand First Cabinet Minister has angered party leader Winston Peters.

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Where is the formal response to the two-govts plan?

Six weeks ago, when the leaders of both the National and ACT parties drew attention to a Government-commissioned plan, titled He Puapua, to establish two governments in New Zealand by 2040, one for Maori and one for everyone else, there was name-calling and side-stepping.

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Speeding up the coastal give-away

The expected time to transfer the entire coast of New Zealand to small groups of people with Maori ancestry will reduce from 100 years to 30 years after Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little caved in to pressure from the Waitangi Tribunal.

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Will tikanga law include cannibalism?

Will tikanga law that a High Court justice has just included in a coastal area ruling include inter-tribal warfare, cannibalism, slavery, and other primitive customs, or will it just be a modern version, historian Dr John Robinson asked this week.

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Did MP start petition that got blogger sacked?

A petition that got a blogger fired from his job after he criticised the He Puapua plan for two governments under tribal monitoring, plus a spoof video ridiculing a Maori Party MP, raises the question whether a Maori Party co-leader started it.

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32 councils scramble to set up segregated voting

At least 32 councils scrambled to meet Friday’s deadline to set up segregated voting via Maori wards or constituencies for next year’s elections. Overwhelming support was claimed despite low response to limited consultation.

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‘Racist’ smear to shut down debate

The headline said “Maori party co-leader ejected from parliament after performing haka in racism row”. See Maori Party leader ejected. However, what the Leader of the Opposition said was not reported.

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Poll: 69% oppose two-govt tribal-rule plan

Sixty nine percent oppose a plan for two governments under a tribal compliance committee while 20 percent said news of the plan would change the way they voted, according to a poll that finished on Friday.

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Glad to see Collins, Seymour oppose two-govt plan

There is a glimmer of hope that two political leaders may be listening to voter concern about arrogance by successive administrations on the Treaty, racial preference, and the latest plan for two governments under tribal control.

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Sign petition to stop two-government tribal rule

A Government plan to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) intends to establish two governments in New Zealand by 2040, one for Maori and one for everyone else.

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