Disenfranchisement is not on the agenda – is it?

May 25, 2009

It’s bloody hard, trying to find the section in the Super City plans that says Maori will be disenfranched. Or in some other way disadvantaged, compared with non-Maori.

Hence it’s difficult to understand what Ngarimu Blair, organiser of today’s protest march, was banging on about when he talked to Radio New Zealand.

He said the goal was to “galvanise” Aucklanders in supporting the inclusion of Maori seats. Electoral privileges, in other words.
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