Maori TV appointment "nuts"
Murray McCully MP for Albany
15 March 2002
The decision to appoint a Canadian as
chief executive of the Maori Television Service is nuts,
says National MP, Murray McCully.
"The service was
established because the Waitangi Tribunal said the
Government had to set up Maori TV to protect the Maori
"So they are giving $55 million a year to a man
who can't speak Maori to promote the Maori language. It all
goes to show what a farce the whole exercise has become,"
says Mr McCully.
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