22 Oct 2019

Calls for newly elected councillor to resign

From Morning Report, 8:12 am on 22 October 2019

A newly elected Tauranga councillor is already facing calls for his resignation. While councillor Andrew Hollis was campaigning, he said the Treaty of Waitangi was "past it's use-by-date" and "a joke". Yesterday, Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon said Mr Hollis should resign.The Mayor of Tauranga is Tenby Powell and local iwi leader Buddy Mikaere is a former director of the Waitangi Tribunal they are joining us to discuss.