Sold and allocated on the basis of race?
The ownership of water is coming to the top of the political agenda with sinister connotations that it can be bought and sold and allocated on the basis of race. Before public opinion is led down this road to hell, which no doubt like all such by ways is paved with the best of intentions, it is timely to revert to first principles and to consider just what it is the politicians and their in house advisors are dealing with.
Since New Zealand is a country which is governed by the rule of law, the enquiry should therefore begin with how water was treated by the common law – “common” because it applies to all without regard to privilege or special interest pleading by minority groups….
(extract from NZ Centre for Political Research)
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