Discussing :: Intimidation and Fear in Coastal Communities

Maori protest action has created a pall over the Far North community of Taipa. It’s the one that is in the news at the moment, but everywhere Maori activists have been allowed by the authorities to take the law into their own hands, the community has been forced to suffer the consequences. Invariably, the protesters bully and intimidate local residents, making their lives a misery. Fuelled by the government’s proposed foreshore and seabed law, which would see Maori gain ownership of vast tracts of New Zealand’s coastline, such radical protest action may well become commonplace. If it is not nipped in the bud, locals will be denied the right... read full article


Intimidation and Fear in Coastal Communities

y did the maori cross the road? to claim the other side

lol that is a good one


Intimidation and Fear in Coastal Communities

great article, although i believe much of it is going on, this article really needs references for the acts (other than just the signs - photographic, videos, witnesses)


Intimidation and Fear in Coastal Communities

Get used to it....Before long a coastal area's 'sanctity' will be judged in direct proportion to its potential mineral wealth, after subtracting it potential for tourism.


Intimidation and Fear in Coastal Communities

It is really disgusting how a few bad eggs are allowed to ruin whole communities. New Zealand politicians and the legal system are gutless!

This country is slowly but surely turning into shit!

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