Why, why, Waitangi …

By Jane Clifton In Politics

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7th February, 2013
There are worse things in politics than being grasped in Titewhai Harawira’s talons and taken into Waitangi’s combat zone. But just now it’s hard to think of any. It’s never been clear whether Titewhai regards the Prime Minister of the day as a trophy, or as prey for her to toy with. But it’s hard not to, at least backhandedly, admire her technique for hanging onto power. By point-blank refusing to submit to reason, a sense of fair play or even the sense of mana of her tribal community, and by not even having to point out that she’ll be such an almighty nuisance if she’s brooked ...

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