Willie Jackson has popped up in New Plymouth to confirm Alf’s suspicions that some indigenous persons in this country feel the Treaty of Waitangi entitles them to a half share of anything that’s up for grabs, especially a slice of the political action.
He can count on bumping into some craven Pakeha person who is only too willing to give away the half share of the action that Jackson is claiming.
New Plymouth mayor Andrew Judd comes into this category. He reckons Maori should be given half the seats on his council – and on every other council in the land. Never minds what the citizens think.
Jackson obviously concurs that this is a fair go.
According to this report in the Daily News: