News | Politics
20 Jan 2022 22:00
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Politics

    A law allowing iwi to stop and checks cars is being scrutinised by the Act Party

    A law allowing iwi to stop and checks cars is being scrutinised by the Act Party


    The change to the Covid-19 Health Response Act grants iwi organisations power to close roads and public places to stop vehicles.

    Police have announced they'll work with iwi to check people travelling into Northland after Auckland's border opens on December 15.

    But Act leader David Seymour says he wonders if iwi threatened to do it anyway.

    He says this whole process may have been reverse engineered to save face, and if so, it's a transfer of sovereignty.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Politics News
     20 Jan: The Prime Minister maintains Government planning is well advanced - as New Zealand gears up to face Omicron
     20 Jan: Auckland's boundary is set to become a distant memory
     20 Jan: A South Auckland school principal hopes students won't be stuck at home due to the threat of Omicron
     20 Jan: It's a nervous day for some high school students -- but not for others
     20 Jan: Today's the big day for thousands of high school students, nervously awaiting NCEA results
     19 Jan: Ministers are moments from kicking off the first Cabinet meeting of the year
     19 Jan: A Covid-19 modeller believes our traffic light settings may need tightening sooner, rather than later
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The Hurricanes look poised to leave their marquee All Black in his incumbent role on the park More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    A Northland scuba diving company hopes to be back up and running tomorrow, following last weekend's surges More...



     Today's News

    Politics:
    The Prime Minister maintains Government planning is well advanced - as New Zealand gears up to face Omicron 21:52

    Entertainment:
    Bindi Irwin was named after "a crocodile and the family dog" 21:46

    Entertainment:
    Jodie Sweetin has got engaged 21:16

    Politics:
    Auckland's boundary is set to become a distant memory 21:12

    Entertainment:
    Jamie Lynn Spears says she "didn't have the courage to speak out" when Britney was suffering from "debilitating exhaustion" 20:46

    Tennis:
    The Loop: Seven-day COVID-positive isolation period to remain, RFS volunteer speaks about search for Charlise Mutten, Sam Stosur ends epic singles tennis career 20:32

    Entertainment:
    John Cena doesn't think he's "qualified" to have children 20:16

    Entertainment:
    Lady Victoria Hervey says Ghislaine Maxwell was "a victim" who "kind of switched sides" 19:46

    Entertainment:
    Robbie Williams admits he lost his virginity in "seconds" in his mum's bed 19:16

    Environment:
    The Hurricanes look poised to leave their marquee All Black in his incumbent role on the park 19:02


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd