The High Court decision dumping on the application by the Maori Council and Tainui for a declaration that, in essence, would have it that Maori own the 'rain; is a victory for common sense and, more importantly, reaffirms the primacy of Parliament.
National was elected on the back of a specific promise to partially privatise selected assets as a means of reducing debt and funding improvements to infrastructure.
It is a sensible policy recognising that those who would have it that the way forward is to print money are in la la land.
Let the process now proceed apace. I for one will be investing in Mighty River Power.
The rage from the dark side of politics is acknowledged. I refer them to one of their own who said [famously] "we won, you lost, eat that".
The so called Maori Council and Tainui at the behest of their clown King need to takae a long hard look at themselves. Their cargo cult mentality is holding back Maoridom and does them no credit.