17 Jan 2019

Ratepayers Association labelled 'ignorant' after calling for a referendum on settlement

From Five O'clock Report, 5:22 pm on 17 January 2019

The Whanganui Ratepayer's Association is being labelled as ignorant scaremongers for saying iwi should not gain ownership of some of the city's parks and reserves. It's demanding a council referendum on whether land in Whanganui is returned to iwi as part of its treaty settlement. But those comments have been slammed by many.