Posts Tagged ‘Kiri Allan’

Why Labour capitulated on hate speech laws

Monday, November 28th, 2022
Hate speech

The Labour Government is currently fighting on multiple fronts that threaten its popularity in the run-up to next year’s election. Therefore, when a call had to be made about whether to push through divisive and poorly-designed hate speech laws, there really was no decision for Justice Minister Kiri Allan to make – the reforms had Read more

Respect te reo; use it with integrity

Monday, June 20th, 2022
stuff stuffed

Newly promoted minister Kiritapu Allan has said what a lot of people think but feel unable to say. She lashed out in a tweet against “tokenistic” use of te reo by employees of DOC “as an attempt to show govt depts are culturally competent”. She told Stuff she encouraged the use of the Maori language, Read more