26 Nov 2019

Government will miss treaty claims deadline

From Morning Report, 7:53 am on 26 November 2019

The government is abandoning a controversial goal to settle all historical treaty claims by next year.

Treaty negotiations Minister Andrew Little has conceded the Crown will miss the deadline, as 18 hapu and iwi groups swap negotiations, for litigation.

RNZ Māori news correspondent Leigh-Marama McLachlan reports.