Podcast: Carter, conflicts, and Canterbury

by frog

Cantabrians are fired up about legislation passed under urgency last month which sacked their regional councillors and circumvented the established process for Water Conservation Orders on Canterbury Rivers.

Amidst the furore an interesting set of circumstances has come to light around Agriculture Minister David Carter. Green Party Co-leader Russel Norman revealed in Parliament that Carter may have had a conflict of interest in relation to the ECAN Bill, which he did not declare to Cabinet.

In this podcast, Russel teases out the exact circumstances of this complicated affair.

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