Vote Donna Semmens for Te Mana O Ngati Rangitihi Trust
Kia ora Ngati Rangitihi whanau,I have accepted a nomination to stand for a trustee on Te Mana O Ngati Rangitihi Trust. Four (4) of the existing seven (7) Trustees must retire by rotation. These four Trustees can still stand for re-election. They are Merepeka Raukawa-Tait, Graham Pryor, Cathy ...Continue Reading...
Opinion: Maori Party needed as National’s coalition partner
Kia ora koutou I have been following quite a few political polls recently with an eye to the general election in September. A recent poll has predicted that the Maori Party faces the real possibility of exiting Parliament at the next election. This should be of concern to everyone who cares ...Continue Reading...
Green Party launches key election priority, rivers clean enough for swimming
The Green Party has announced today that its number one environmental priority for this election is making our rivers clean enough to swim in again and keeping our beaches safe from oil spills. The Green Party will make a series of announcements over the course of the election campaign in which ...Continue Reading...
Te Awa Tupuna – Voices from the River
Te Awa Tupua – Voices from the River, the new documentary from Paora Joseph, the director of the revelatory Tatarakihi: The Children of Parihaka (2012), tells the story of his own iwi and their long struggle to regain guardianship over their ancestral taonga, the Whanganui River. The ...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...
Internet Mana, a shake up in politics – Dr Leonie Pihama
(By Dr Leonie Pihama) The past few weeks in politics in Aotearoa have been quite a shake up to say the least. In particular the announcement of the Mana and Internet Party agreement. To be honest I was surprised at the announcement. But I have been more shocked at the level of attack made ...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...
Marama Davidson honoured to be ranked at 16 on the Green Party list
Marama Davidson, Green Party candidate for Tamaki Makaurau, is pleased to be at number 16 on the final list ranking released by the party today. “We are aiming to win at least 15% of the vote in the election on September 20. With a strong party vote I would become a Member of Parliament.” ...Continue Reading...
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