Teina Pora gagged for LIFE
(By Stuff.co.nz, EUGENE BINGHAM and PAULA PENFOLD) This story comes with a warning: there are authorities who would much rather we were not writing this, let alone have you read it. It traverses areas they believe threaten “the maintenance of the law” in this country. It concerns a ...Continue Reading...
Central North Island Iwi Collective marks Historic Milestone
I riro whenua atu me hoki whenua mai. As land is taken, so it should be returned. In a historic milestone, the eight iwi who make up the Central North Island Iwi Collective celebrated the end of a key phase of their development by announcing the completion of the Mana Whenua process and the ...Continue Reading...
Walk on by? Maori and the “Compassion Gap”
(By Mamari Stephens via her Sparrowhawk Karearea blog) Most mornings I park my car at the Wellington Railway Station and briefly join the teeming masses heading into the CBD. Often I’ll walk by somewhat rumpled individuals sitting on the ground in the subway displaying hand-lettered cards ...Continue Reading...
Scammers now target te reo Maori speakers
Tena koutou, karanga ra karanaga ra! We have just received an email letting us know that Scammers are now sending out their kino messages in te reo Maori: Here’s what was received: Mai i Mrs.Elizabeth Kenneth. aroha e koe, Ki te whakaute me te tika katoa tangata, i pehia ana e ahau ki te ...Continue Reading...
Pro-indigenous, anti “Redskins” ad to run during NBA Finals +video
When sports fans tune into the NBA Finals tonight to see if the Spurs can take the Heat, they will get a look into another fierce standoff.A California tribe has paid for the anti-Redskins advertisement “Proud to Be” to run in seven major cities during halftime. The airing marks the first time ...Continue Reading...
John Banks found guilty, will stay in Parliament
(Ian Steward, Stuff.co.nz) John Banks will remain in Parliament and the Government will carry on, despite the MP being found guilty of knowingly transmitting a false electoral return. Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee said Banks had not been convicted and therefore could remain in Parliament. ...Continue Reading...
Laila Harre tipped to lead Internet Party
Former Cabinet minister and Alliance leader Laila Harre is set to become the Internet Party leader, Fairfax Media understands. Harre would not answer calls today, but sources close to Harre confirmed the selection and others have refused to rule her out. (Stuff.co.nz) The party leader is set to ...Continue Reading...
MOU Between the MANA Movement and the Internet Party +doc
The Memorandum of Understanding between the Mana Movement and the Internet Party has been released. It covers the following: Registration Name and Logo Leadership, Spokespeople and Party Roles Government Formation Candidates and Party List Policy Campaign Term, Amendment and Termination of the ...Continue Reading...
Bradford resigns from Mana – Movement looks forward to upcoming elections
With the morning’s announcement of a joint party, Mana and the Internet Party have confirmed they will contest this year’s election together in a party to be called Internet-Mana (for short). As expected Sue Bradford has quit (having been part of three political parties throughout ...Continue Reading...
A new alliance emerges. Internet Party Mana Movement +updated
The Mana Movement and the Internet Party moved closer together today. After weeks of speculation and a great deal of soul searching, it has emerged that Mana and the Internet Party will work closer together to create policies of mutual agreement and to field candidates who will stand in the ...Continue Reading...
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