UN Committee requests explanantion
20 August 2004
"A letter was also sent to the Government of New Zealand, referring to a Bill under discussion for adoption in New Zealand regarding which the Committee received information from non-governmental sources alleging that it discriminates against Maori on ethnic and racial grounds. In both cases the Committee requested further information before 20 September 2004."
[Extract from the Report of the Sixty-Fifth Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination]