Former Labour MP and Former Minister of Māori Affairs Samuel Dovers calls Magic Afternoons with Sean Plunket with a stark message to politicians and media regarding Ihumātao: Stay out.
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He tells Sean that this is an internal matter for the family to figure out for themselves. Interference form the media and politicians has fanned the flames of this dispute, he says, "I just can't see the involvement of any politician as being helpful."
You can watch the full interview above.