Harawira weighs in on the saga of Dr Lance O’Sullivan
TangataWhenua.com Eds: A contingent of Te Arawa made the long journey to the Far North yesterday to tautoko and show their support of Dr Lance O’Sullivan at a hui held by the community (the 3rd which has been held each without Board attendance). Dr Lance, who recently resigned from Te ...Continue Reading...
Kapaz & the 80s | Hone Harawira – Ae Marika!
Ah, the smell of a stadium packed to the rafters with expectant families all riveted to their seats while their darlings are up on the stage belting out the latest tunes and twisting and turning to the choreographic demands of their leaders – I just love it when the kapahaka comps comes around ...Continue Reading...
Urewera Four – justice denied | Hone Harawira
Statement from Hone Harawira Four years ago armed offenders stormed the homes of innocent families, broke down doors, smashed windows, overturned furniture, forced people to their knees in front of their children, refused them access to water and even the right to go to the toilet, degraded ...Continue Reading...
Free at last, free at last… by MP Hone Harawira
Free at last, free at last … Thank God almighty, I’m free at last Yeah … I know – I’m pinching a line from Martin Luther King, but no other line best describes how I’m feeling at the moment. So what does being an independent mean? Our friends at TangataWhenua.com said “What’s happening in ...Continue Reading...
Independent MP Hone Harawira looks to the future
Hone Harawira, MP Tai Tokerau, Wed 23 Feb 2011 Firstly let me say that the devastation caused to the people and the communities of Christchurch is rightly in the hearts and minds of all New Zealand citizens at this time, and I express my genuine grief and condolences for the pain that they face ...Continue Reading...
Hone Harawira “critical issues facing Maori” & thoughts on Disciplinary Committee
It would seem that a small group within the Maori Party is determined to stop me speaking out about critical issues facing Maori people. Those issues bear repeating and bolstering here today: Maori people are not happy to support a relationship with National while food prices go up, petrol ...Continue Reading...
Hone Harawira releases statement | 8 Feb 2011
I wish to elaborate on the points I raised yesterday Tai Tokerau kaumatua and kuia have been working very hard with their counterparts from other electorates to try to bring this back under Kaupapa Maori, and I am really sorry about how they are being treated here. The president hires a $25,000 ...Continue Reading...
Hone Harawira speaks to his suspension
I am hugely disappointed in the decision to suspend me from the Maori Party caucus. The decision shows a huge disrespect for the Kaupapa on which our party was founded, for the people of Tai Tokerau who have given their all for the Maori Party, and for the efforts that kaumatua and kuia of Tai [...]Continue Reading...
Crunch time for Maori grumbles | Hone Harawira
(Source | Hone Harawira – Sunday Star Times) A FEW MONTHS ago my daughter said to me, “Dad, you know I’ll always vote for you, but I just can’t bring myself to vote for the Maori Party any longer. I don’t like what I see your mates doing, so I’m gonna vote ...Continue Reading...
“Bring Back Buck” > Comments from Hone Harawira
Me and Shane Jones don’t always agree, but we line up with tens of thousands of others, both Maori and Pakeha, in calling for one of Maoridom’s greatest ever All Blacks, Wayne “Buck” Shelford, to be appointed as one of Rugby World Cup’s Ambassadors. In fact ...Continue Reading...
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