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Janet Dickson: Mandatory Māori Culture Course Contradicts My Religion

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Fri, 23 Feb 2024, 5:26PM
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Janet Dickson: Mandatory Māori Culture Course Contradicts My Religion

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 23 Feb 2024, 5:26PM

A real estate agent who's refused to take a compulsory Māori culture training believes she has support from the public.

Janet Dickson is facing a five-year ban for not completing a short course on te ao Māori and tikanga -- and she's now seeking a judicial review.

Dickson told Heather du Plessis-Allan the course has nothing to do with her real estate work, and contradicts her religion.

She says she's been told by her employer Harcourts to go.

 

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