ACT Will Cancel Henare's Deal
ACT has severely criticised Mauri Pacific for demanding $15
million spending on Maori initiatives in return for
supporting National's tax cut legislation.
Richard Prebble said his party would not support the
proposal to spend $15 million of taxpayers' money producing
a compact disc and some videos in order to get Mr Henare's
"This is the sort of spending that resulted in
Aotearoa TV. I predict the money will end up buying $89
underwear and other extravagances for so-called consultants
who've been sponging off Maori and the taxpayer.
spending package has everything to do with Tau Henare's
election campaign and nothing to do with tackling the
real problems facing Maori and the country," Mr Prebble
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