Peters and Brash team up to attack Maori preferences in RMA reforms

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 07 Apr 2016

By Pattrick Smellie April 7 (BusinessDesk) - One-time political rivals Winston Peters and Don Brash effectively tag-teamed at the opening hearings at Parliament of submissions on a government bill to reform the Resource Management Act which both believe has made too many concessions to the Maori Party. Brash, a former leader of both the Act and National parties, described as "incomprehensible" a National-led government supporting reforms that he said would give unelected iwi representation authorities a say in local environmental decision...

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