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"My Father Should Not Be Replaced"

Fortuins Replacement announced Monday
"My Father Should Not Be Replaced"

On Monday Cabinet will decide on a replacement for the Race Relations Position currently held by Gregory Fortuin. I think it is an absolute "disgrace" that Politicians (Jim Anderton and Co.) that called for his help for reconciliation have done nothing in their power to ensure that the right man for the job (Gregory) kept his position. If Jim Anderton had any integrity he would have owned up and taken some sort of responsibility for the petty and stupid row or ensured that he was not replaced.

I know my Father has given his heart, mind and soul to this role. The Race Relations position is not a job to him it is "Who he is!" He was and will continue to be passionate about ensuring that he makes a difference in whatever way possible.

I'm not one to get involved in Media and Political Games, however I feel it is important to speak out about INJUSTICE!

I know my Father has made his decision and will have no problems finding a new job, he has had plenty of offers. However once again ...I feel he was and is the right man for the job.

Olivia Fortuin-Tiraha

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