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A new Constitution is our Future

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A new Constitution is our Future

The Prime Minister, John Key, is pandering again to Maori at the Waitangi farce, says Kerry Bevin, leader of The Republic of New Zealand Party.

According to Mr Bevin, Key’s government is happy to denigrate democratic principles and abuse the right of citizens to be treated as equals.

Kerry Bevin says that our national day no longer needs to be celebrated at Waitangi. It should be renamed New Zealand Day.

“It’s high time to honour our multicultural nation elsewhere with other cultures. It’s time for indigenous preference to get over itself.”

According to Mr Bevin the Treaty is archaic and divisive. It no longer serves a modern democracy going forward to 2040 and beyond.

“The Treaty is now confusing and inappropriate.”

Kerry Bevin says it’s time to set down our guiding principles and rules of governance into a written document, a Constitution, just as most other nations have. This document would supersede the Treaty and become our founding document to serve us into our future. Failure to do so, he says, would be an impost on future generations.

“The social contract in modern New Zealand is no longer about ‘partnership’ as misguided judiciary think it is, but inclusiveness for all who choose to become citizens in equality, in direct democracy, in the 21st century.”

Kerry Bevin said real New Zealanders know that royalists like John Key who promote privilege are holding back commitments to our social, economic and political development. According to him that’s another reason to leave or vote John Key out.

Mr Bevin attacked the Governor General’s unelected role as a ridiculous, medieval throw back with dangerous executive influence and demagoguery as well.

“A President who is Head of State and elected is constitutionally safer and truly democratic.”

According to Kerry Bevin Maori separatists need to understand that racial representation is a breach of human rights and anti-democratic. Are they locked into the past? Are they real kiwis, he asked.

“The Maori seats must be abolished.”

Kerry Bevin said that Poms on parade who believe they are in the colonies and support the Monarchist League need to become citizens or go home to Mother England.

“Save us from such class-ridden snobs.”

He also criticized people he called kiwi snoozers. He said they were guilty of complacency and infected with weak identity and truly are ‘the passionless people’ who do not punch above the weight or even know anything about No.8 wire.

“All such sycophants, cringers and wannabes are not real New Zealanders committed to the full development of our nation or our future that could be so much brighter.”

Mr Bevin said The Republic of New Zealand Party will make a submission to the Constitutional Review and promote a new Constitution for our future.

“Do not hold your breath though,” warns Mr Bevin. “The Constitutional Review Committee is stacked with establishment traditionalists and Bill English says republicanism is off the agenda.”

“Maybe trouble is inevitable in our future.”

ENDS


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