27 Apr 2006

Māori - Fisheries

From the collecton Treaty of Waitangi

The National government is planning to buy a share in Sealord Products for Māori tribes, to settle Māori commercial fishing claims. Sealord's owner, Carter Holt Harvey, is considering the Māori bid. Adam Gifford speaks to Matiu Rata, Chairperson of the Māori fisheries negotiators.

In a live interview, Peter Tapsell, the Labour Member of Parliament for Eastern Māori says the Sealord deal is a good one, but there are aspects he is concerned about.

(Sound Archives MR921005)