Our TED Talk P.M lied when she said the government couldn’t do anything.
She did a turn around and halted the construction. So there was and still is something the govt. can do.
It’s all about timing – colonisers tactics are to be seen to act, then fuck around with details. Seen it a million tines before. Give people a false sense that the government is taking steps to sort it out – hoping we’ll relax and stay away because the “crisis is no longer”.
This is the time to straighten our backs, dig our boots into the soil and remain steadfast.
Demand more. The govt. can easily pay out Fletchers and turn the land into a World Heritage sight under the guardianship of the people.
Jacinda wearing kahu huruhuru (Māori cloak) to meet the Queen of England like she was attending a cos play conference. Does she even “indigenous”?
Vanessa Kururangi is a State House Tenant Advocate