Tag: rangatiratanga

Resourcing rangatiratanga

“The assumption of singular sovereignty continues to see the government hold the exclusive right to raise taxes, levies and rates. Māori aren’t permitted to engage in these same activities . . . thus entrenching the fundamental imbalance between Treaty partners.” — Matthew Scobie.

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Māori data is a taonga

“For years, data has been used to inform narratives and policy decisions about Māori, but without our input or our values at heart. That’s why it’s so important for us to collect and gain access to good quality data for Māori.” — Ngapera Riley.

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