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STORY OF THE WEEK: Foreshore & Seabed Act Passed

STORY OF THE WEEK: Week Ending 19th Nov.
Foreshore & Seabed Act Passed


Titiwhai Harawira Leads Maori Party Picket Of PM's Electorate Office.

Foreshore & Seabed Act Becomes Law - “The government will uphold equally the rights of access to the foreshore and seabed and the right to lawful, peaceful protest by those who wish to express opposition to the new legislation,” says Acting Prime Minister Michael Cullen. See... Rights must be respected – Cullen
MORE 3rd READING COMMENT:
- Maori Party - Turia: Third Reading Of Foreshore And Seabed Bill
- Greens - Shameful foreshore legislation enshrines racism
- Govt. - Certainty restored to foreshore and seabed
- National - Brash: Foreshore and Seabed Bill Third Reading
- Labour Party - Maori
customary rights enshrined in law

- United Future - Foreshore Act passage a sad event for New Zealand

The Foreshore & Seabed's Last And Sorry Act - It should not be surprising that it has ended like this: that the government’s inept response to last year’s Court of Appeal decision on the foreshore and seabed should have ended with the ramming through under urgency of one of the most controversial ... See... Foreshore & Seabed Act: Sad End to Sorry Spectacle


Foreshore & Seabed Protest At Parliament Today

Titiwhai Harawira Leads Maori Party Picket Of PM’s Office - A Northern faction of the Maori Party, led by Titiwhai Harawira is picketing Prime Minister Helen Clark’s electorate office in protest against the Government’s foreshore and seabed bill. Earlier this morning an axe was embedded in the Prime Minister’s electorate office window frame... See... Images: Maori Party Pickets PM’s Electorate Office
ALSO:
Axe Attack Smashes PM’s Electorate Office Window - A criminal investigation into an axe attack on Prime Minister Helen Clark’s electoral office in Mt Albert was initiated shortly after 6.30 this morning. See... Axe attack sparks investigation
IMAGES:
- Scoop - Scoop Images: Foreshore & Seabed Protest At Parlt.
- Scoop - Images: Maori Party Pickets PM’s Electorate Office

Foreshore & Seabed Bill Passed 2nd Reading Wednesday Morning - The Government's Foreshore and Seabed Bill passed its second reading this morning 65-55 with assistance from New Zealand First. More news will follow this afternoon.
EARLIER:
- Govt - Interests of whanau, hapu and iwi to be protected
- Govt - Changes to Seabed Bill protect Maori interests
- Govt. - Improvements to the Foreshore and Seabed Bill
- Maori Party - Maori Party Appalled At Foreshore And Seabed Fiasco
- Maori Party Speech - Turia Speech Foreshore and Seabed Bill 2nd Reading
- Nats - Labour spin starts to unravel on seabed
- United Future - UF moves for 75% majority to protect foreshore
- NZ First - Support Foreshore And Seabed Legislation
- National - Public shut out again from foreshore issue

Haste To Fix The Seabed & Foreshore Plays Kiwis For Suckers - Brownlee - "The Labour Government is playing New Zealanders for suckers with its cheap and nasty quick-fix law to settle the seabed and foreshore issue," says National Party Maori Affairs spokesman Gerry Brownlee. See... Labour plays Kiwis for suckers on seabed law and Labour gets out the chequebook

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