Friday, July 28, 2023

NZCPR Podcast: All Are Equal

The United States Supreme Court has ruled against a university giving preferential entry on the grounds of race. The Court said the American constitution is colour-blind and prohibits racial preference. 

Other countries have similar protections. But in New Zealand, racial preference has been part of the political agenda since Labour was elected to office in 2020. Healthcare is a recent example. 

But are these race-based privileges legal? 

Or do they breach the New Zealand Bill of Rights and the Human Rights Act which says a person cannot be discriminated against because of their “colour”, “race”, or “ethnic or national origins”?
This is a podcast of the latest NZCPR feature article - to read the article click HERE

All podcasts can be viewed on our Podcast page HERE

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hear, Hear Muriel! Let those that dissent bring it on, and expose themselves for what they are. But somehow, I expect silence...