Posts Tagged ‘Shane Jones’

Māori Council letter to Pope just attention seeking

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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New Zealand First MP Shane Jones says the Māori Council’s executive director is attention-seeking with an attack on the Catholic Church. Matthew Tukaki has written to the Pope to ask that he formally renounce the doctrine of discovery, a 15th-century idea that European nations could claim lands if they were not occupied by Christians. The Read more

Shane Jones takes a poke at Catholics

Monday, February 18th, 2019

“We are not going to rely exclusively on our Filipino Catholic immigrants. We are going to do the bloody work ourselves,”. said regional economic development minister Shane Jones a recent speech on unemployment. Given a chance to roll those comments back a few minutes later, Jones did the contrary, saying the Catholic Church had done Read more