21 Nov 2013

The Panel with Bernard Hickey and Josie Pagani (Part 1)

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 4:07 pm on 21 November 2013

Topics - Are Maori offenders entitled to an automatic consideration of the history of the Maori people when they're sentenced? That's what lawyer James Rapley, representing Fabian Mika, is arguing and his argument is stirring up a hornet's nest. A new report from The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment predicts hundreds of thousands of hectares of New Zealand farmland will be converted into dairy farms within the next six years. And Dr Jan Wright's predicting seriously negative consequences for the quality of New Zealand's water.