4 May 2021

Response to report on indigenous rights to go to Cabinet

From Checkpoint, 6:13 pm on 4 May 2021

The Prime Minister says the government has nothing to hide over a report commissioned on how to better uphold indigenous rights.

The Māori Development Minister Willie Jackson has prepared a draft paper setting out the next steps the government could take in response to the He Puapua report, which he says will go to Cabinet soon.

However, ACT and National are crying foul, saying the government has been trying to keep the report and any proposals under the radar.

Here's political reporter Charlie Dreaver.