The first aim of A Constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand is to start a conversation about New Zealand’s constitution.
Should the basic rules of government be gathered in one place, and written down so everyone can find them? Should New Zealand’s constitutional arrangements be reformed?
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CURRENT TOPIC OF CONVERSATION
Are your rights protected?
Do current laws give adequately protect your civil and political rights? Is it okay that Parliament can change or remove rights without consulting the public? Should fundamental human rights such as the rights to life, free speech, and free movement override other laws?
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