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Free Speech - Bruce Moon speaks out in Nelson


Bruce Moon, a retired physicist and avid historian, was invited by the Nelson Institute to give a talk at Nelson’s Elma Turner Library, on 8th April. He chose to speak on New Zealand's "fake history" related to Treaty of Waitangi issues, billed as “Twisting the Treaty and other fake history”.But, four days before he was...
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Massey University Vice-Chancellor Jan Thomas should resign


Massey University Vice-Chancellor Jan Thomas should resign over her decision to cancel a talk by Dr Don Brash scheduled for tomorrow. It should always be possible to debate Treaty of Waitangi issues on our university campuses – including whether it is justified to introduce Maori wards into local government. 
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STOP UNELECTED APPOINTEES TO HAMILTON CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEES


Click here to sign our petition opposing Hamilton City Council's plan to undermine democracy with unelected, racially-determined committee appointees.
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Councillor Mike Lee speaks out on democratic governance of the Hauraki Gulf


Councillor Lee comments on the high stakes power play over ownership and control of the Hauraki Gulf.
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Winston Peters' calls for a referendum on Māori seats


We welcome Winston Peters’ call for a two-pronged referendum on whether Māori seats should be entrenched, or should go altogether.
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The people have spoken


We are applauding the decision made by citizens to reject the introduction of Maori ward seats.  This highly contentious proposal, and if introduced would have established two classes of citizens.
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Free speech blocked at Nelson library


Democracy Action is condemning Nelson City Council and the city library’s decision to withdraw speaking permissions for a public talk on the Treaty of Waitangi by Bruce Moon. The Council’s cancellation of a library meeting for fear that it would ‘disturb the peace’ and pose health and safety risks would be laughable, if it didn’t display such disregard...
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New social campaign to spread the word


On Friday we went live on Facebook with our video ‘A Tsunami of claims has hit the coast of New Zealand’.  We are asking people to consider standing up for the public interest by becoming involved in the claims process as interested parties, because it is likely that the less public opposition there is to...
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Marine and Coastal Area Act: Maps of application areas


Below are the maps of the application areas. Click a map to enlarge.
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Marine and Coastal Area Act: Encourage others to take action


In addition to encouraging family, friends, and colleagues to take action, approach other potential interested parties, such as boating clubs, fishing groups, bach owners, community groups, and anyone else with close associations with the coast, suggesting they also file Notices of Appearance;
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