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Special coastal rights require explanation

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 4:49 pm | Hobson's Pledge

The 150 coastal claims notified over the past week shows that the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 has come back to bite the National Government a few months out from an election, Hobson’s Pledge spokesperson Casey Costello said today. More >>

150 coastal area claims advertised

Monday, 1 May 2017, 10:06 am | Hobson's Pledge

Notification of 150 claims for ownership of thousands of kilometres of our coastline filed in the High Court were advertised over the past week with 20 days for anyone to object. More >>

Reoffending strategies ‘should ignore ethnicity’

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 9:52 am | Hobson's Pledge

Strategies used by Corrections to reduce re-offending should be carried out irrespective of ethnicity, Hobson’s Pledge spokesperson Casey Costello said today. More >>

Brash: Resource bill passage sad for democracy

Friday, 7 April 2017, 9:40 am | Hobson's Pledge

Today’s passage of the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill is a sad day for democracy and may cost the National Party the election, Hobson’s Pledge leader Don Brash said today. More >>

Nats’ iwi clauses put tribes above citizens

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 5:01 pm | Hobson's Pledge

The National-Maori government – possibly TODAY – are about to pass a bill that amounts to a major surrender of your country to the tribal elites. More >>

Brash praises Hastings Maori ward decision

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 12:53 pm | Hobson's Pledge

Yesterday’s recommendation by the Hastings District Council Maori joint committee against Maori wards for the district reflects messages we are receiving from the public, Hobson’s Pledge spokesperson Don Brash said today. More >>

Whanganui River becomes a ‘person’

Monday, 20 March 2017, 10:31 am | Hobson's Pledge

If there was ever a moment when you thought New Zealand had drifted into the twilight zone, that moment could be when a Minister of the Crown with a straight face said that the Whanganui River had become a person. More >>

Iwi clauses a stab-in-the-back for non-iwi NZ

Monday, 20 March 2017, 10:27 am | Hobson's Pledge

Hostility to the inclusion of mana whakahono a rohe/iwi participation clauses in the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill has prompted Environment Minister Nick Smith to issue a memo to advise caucus how to respond to criticism. More >>

Greens ignore race-based waste

Sunday, 12 March 2017, 9:12 pm | Hobson's Pledge

Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei is blissfully unaware of the appalling waste of money and self-serving, like the Auckland Maori Statutory Board, that has come about through a race-based approach to local government, Hobson’s Pledge spokeswoman ... More >>

Grand RLA co-governance scheme bad law

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 11:24 am | Hobson's Pledge

The iwi participation clauses included in the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill show that Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith has put his desire not to work with NZ First leader Winston Peters above sound legislation, Hobson’s Pledge spokesperson ... More >>

200 for Don and Casey at Havelock North

Monday, 6 March 2017, 10:41 am | Hobson's Pledge

Don Brash and Casey Costello delivered the Hobson’s Pledge message to 200 people at the Havelock North Function Centre on Tuesday night. More >>

Don Brash Orewa 2017

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 9:07 am | Hobson's Pledge

It never will be racist to call for equality, former National Party leader Don Brash told Orewa Rotary tonight. More >>

Iwi leaders expect regional allocation of fresh water

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 9:15 am | Hobson's Pledge

Models for the allocation of fresh water were under discussion at a meeting between Prime Minister Bill English and the Iwi Chairs Forum on Friday at Waitangi. More >>

PM hints peak welfare

Sunday, 29 January 2017, 11:41 am | Hobson's Pledge

PM hints peak welfare We’ve reached the limits of what Government can do, the limits of Government grants and programmes, Prime Minister Bill English told Ratana members on Monday. He was attending annual commemorations at the group’s settlement ... More >>

Slip clearing delay highlights ‘cultural concerns’

Monday, 19 December 2016, 8:47 am | Hobson's Pledge

A delay in slip clearing at Kaikoura over the cultural concerns of a local runanga draws attention to looseness in historic places legislation that enables delays and costs for little reason. More >>

Where Nats stand on Hobson’s Pledge issues

Monday, 12 December 2016, 9:20 am | Hobson's Pledge

John Key’s unexpected resignation from the position of Prime Minister, and the subsequent jostling within the National Party caucus over the past week, offered a glimpse of attitudes of National Party MPs to Hobson’s Pledge issues. More >>

200 at Tauranga meeting

Monday, 28 November 2016, 10:51 am | Hobson's Pledge

About 200 people attended the Hobson's Pledge public meeting in Tauranga on Tuesday, November 22, at the Hotel Armitage. More >>

Nats choose iwi over Kiwi in bungled RMA deal

Friday, 18 November 2016, 10:57 am | Hobson's Pledge

The anti-separatist group Hobson’s Pledge today (Friday, November 18, 2016) advertised in the New Zealand Herald to draw attention to a bungled deal between the National Party and the Maori Party to get a reformed Resource Management Act through Parliament. More >>

PM wrong on separatism, Treaty, courts

Monday, 10 October 2016, 12:31 pm | Hobson's Pledge

Prime Minister John Key is indeed correct that most New Zealanders do want to live in a harmonious New Zealand but he was wrong about just about everything else he said in response to the launch of Hobson’s Pledge, Canterbury University School ... More >>

Accusations of racism seek to bury message

Sunday, 2 October 2016, 10:20 pm | Hobson's Pledge

Accusations of racism seek to bury message Hobson’s Pledge has, in only two days, achieved an astounding level of interest resulting in mainstream media rallying to vilify Don Brash and hiding behind racist taunts to avoid having a real conversation, ... More >>



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