Vets hurt by ‘Clayton’s apology’

RSA president John Campbell said veterans were not so much concerned by the timing of the apology but who delivered it. They made the point that in 2002 Helen Clark personally apologised to other groups – Chinese immigrant workers, Samoans for New Zealand’s inept governance last century and gays. The apology to the Chinese community was followed by money – a $5 million trust fund to promote the history, culture and language of the Chinese in New Zealand. Continue Reading