Alf is bemused by the case of the patent lawyer who pulled the race card to avoid a hefty tax bill.
He told the High Court at Auckland his Maori descent meant he was not obliged to pay $10.3 million in unpaid taxes.
He presented no evidence of his whakapapa.
But proof was immaterial. The Maori-blood defence should fail, even for citizens who can furnish proof of their Maori blood.
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