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Flat White New Zealand

Hipkins insists there’s ‘nothing to fear’ in co-governance

29 August 2023

5:30 AM

29 August 2023

5:30 AM

It can’t be long now until a supporter of co-governance repeats President Roosevelt’s famous exhortation at his first inauguration during the Great Depression: ‘We have nothing to fear except fear itself!’

The assertion that non-Māori have ‘nothing to fear’ from Māori being given disproportionate power in New Zealand is such a reflexive staple of left-wing discourse it has become a cliché.

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