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Time for the lying to stop

Historians know that the Maori were not the first peoples of New Zealand

5 June 2021

9:00 AM

5 June 2021

9:00 AM

On 5 March 2019, New Zealand’s Labour Coalition, presided over by the now highly controversial Jacinda Ardern, set up a working group to implement UNDRIP (the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples).

Why? Our Prime Minister had no justification for doing this. She would be particularly ignorant of our history not to know the ancestors of today’s part-Maori were not indigenous to this country.

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