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As the country embarks on a debate about race relations, some MPs are calling for it to be a mature conversation, while others are happier slinging personal attacks.
Analysis: It’s not unusual for Māori Development Minister Willie Jackson to use colourful language to make a point.
Even Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson noted his colleague’s “useless Māori’’ attack on ACT leader David Seymour wasn’t particularly surprising.
That doesn’t mean it was helpful though, and Newsroom understands senior Cabinet ministers have made it clear to Jackson they don’t endorse or support that kind of language.
Link to article: Mature race relations debate missing from Parliament (msn.com)