A deal under which Māori will be allocated a significant slice of 5G radio spectrum marks a change for the past, says New Zealand Māori Council executive director Matthew Tukaki.
“What we have achieved today is a fantastic outcome for Maori in a way that has never been done before,” he said.
Māori will get a slice of 5G spectrum as part of a Government decision to pave the way for the speedier deployment of the new generation of mobile technology.
You have to give credit to those chiefs who negotiated and signed the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. It was a brilliant move to include the 5G radio spectrum in the Treaty. Those dumb British had no idea what it was, so agreed to it.