On Facebook there is a group called Maori 60. It’s description is:
Maori should be equal partners with settlers in the NZ government. There are now 120 MPs. Maori should control 60 seats.
The most prominent member of Maori 60 is Green co-leader Metiria Turei.
That is some heavweight support, to have a party leader join your group.
I wonder how many Green Party voters know that their co-leader does not support a democracy where all votes are roughly equal, but where 15% of the population should have 50% of the seats, and the other 85% have the other 50%. That make a vote from someone with Maori ancestry six times more powerful than a vote from someone who does not have the right relatives.Tags: Facebook, Maori Seats, Metiria Turei