Maori Party leaders look to the future as a Labour Green Maori Mana coalition could win the next election
By Audrey Young Tariana Turia and Pita Sharples have reportedly been under pressure from supporters to stand again at the next election. Photo / NZPA Maori Party co-leaders Tariana Turia and Pita Sharples have revealed they are reconsidering retiring from politics next election – just as ...Continue Reading...
This country is ‘not for sale’ (Gisborne #anfs #hikoi) +video
(Gisborne Herald) A PROTEST through the city yesterday afternoon brought together about 150 people marching against the Government’s plan to partly privatise public assets. The protest was part of a nationwide hikoi that started at Cape Reinga on Tuesday and aims to reach Wellington by ...Continue Reading...
Green Party comment on Urewera verdict
There should be a full and independent inquiry into all aspects of the so called Urewera case once sentencing is completed, Green Party Police spokesperson David Clendon said today. The “Urewera Four” have been found guilty of some firearms charges but the jurors were not able to ...Continue Reading...
Poverty Committe unlikely to help Maori – Green Party
(Radio NZ) Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei says the Maori Party’s deal with National to tackle poverty will not bring great benefits for whanau Maori. Reducing poverty is one of the policies the Maori caucus has signed up to, in a confidence and supply agreement with the National ...Continue Reading...
Green look towards Maori policies as key priorities
(Radio NZ) New Green Party Maori MP Denise Roche says there is still a long way to go to until the country properly recognises the Treaty of Waitangi.Ms Roche is of Ngati Raukawa descent. As one of nine children she left school with no qualifications but returned to education later and became a ...Continue Reading...
Green Party sees surge in Maori votes
Upsurge in Maori votes for Green Party Maori communities’ support for the Green Party has more than doubled between the 2008 and 2011 general elections. Maori communities’ support for the Green Party has more than doubled between the 2008 and 2011 general elections. Green Party Co-leader ...Continue Reading...
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