Treaty warning over Labour's water tax

Sunday, 13 August 2017  (6 days ago)
Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson is warning that Labour's water taxes could force existing full-and-final Treaty of Waitangi settlements to be opened for renegotiation with iwi.He said the policy overturned accepted...

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