Seven board members, including the chair, emailed that her behaviour was a blatant breach of Maori protocol: "The hate tactics being used to create dissension...and division...and the taint of her foul language in our house of ancestors, on a marae which is significant to both Maori and Pakeha, is not acceptable...the marae would not be a dumping ground for personal agendas any longer...the political poncing and resultant rancidification of Maori protocols by bullies who want everything their own way by whatever foul means, are not traits that this particular board would wish to have our children and young adults perceive as being the Ngapuhi way forward."
They said if deemed necessary, trespass notices would be issued. Well done, Te Tii Marae board, for staring down such crap!
|See these fingers...?|
|It's moments like |
these, you need
'How To Further Polarise Your Political Party: 101'.
PS: 18 May 2011 - ...meanwhile Peter Dunne (United Future leader) says Titewhai is "not a fit and proper person" to escort the Prime Minister onto the Treaty Grounds during NZ Day celebrations. Hear-hear!!