Remember back in 2000/2001 when the then Labour Govt was auctioning off 3G 2100MHZ radio spectrum the Maoris demanded a free slice of this spectrum. The govt ignored their demands but gave them a 5% discount and $5million of seed money to Hautaki. That company is now called 2 degrees mobile.
Good thing the government ignored their whinging for more free stuff, then!
A free bite of the cherry every 20 or so years.