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NZMC commend the Waitangi Tribunal for Māori military veterans claim

18 December 2014
Radio Waatea News

The New Zealand Māori Council is praising the Waitangi Tribunal for taking on a claim into the treatment of Māori military veterans.

A judicial conference was held yesterday to consider the scope of the claim and set a timetable for research and hearings.

Council co-chair Maanu Paul says Chief Judge Wilson Isaac is prepared to go to the heart of issues around the way government policies can affect the rights of indigenous people…. to read the full article and listen to the audio interview go to http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/ODYxMQ==/National/Military-maltreatment-has-generational-effect

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