Rugby and ethnicity

By Paul Thomas In Sport

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28th April, 2012
Who said: “The white populace which holds itself in such high esteem, the hypocrites who make the same old polite, meaningless sounds about Maoris but who wouldn’t lower themselves to mix with the Maori on a Maori footing… The circumstances of many Maori are terrifying, but where is the concern for these people? And we spew out the platitudes about race relations, New Zealand’s paradise of racial equality”? Was it: A. Tariana Turia B. Ranginui Walker C. Hone Harawira D. Tame Iti E. Colin Meads The answer is E. New Zealand rugby’s most iconic figure said that – and much ...

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