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Polling Booths Asked to Treat Maori Voters with Respect

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 11:44 am | Mana Movement

“Polling booths without Maori roll voting papers, Maori people not being offered assistance to vote, people getting sent from Whangarei to Wellsford to vote, Maori people getting turned away from voting because they didn’t have their ‘easy vote’ ... More >>

The MANA Plan for Beneficiaries and Income in Waiariki

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 9:23 am | Mana Movement

Median Personal Income for Waiariki is $21,700. Over 13,000 Maori who live in Waiariki rely upon a form of government benefit including the Unemployment Benefit, Sickness Benefit, Domestic Purpose Benefit and the Invalids Benefit. More >>

John Key Supporting Labour

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 9:19 am | Mana Movement

“There is something really sick about a National Party Prime Minister coming out in support of a Labour candidate” said MANA leader and Tai Tokerau MP, Hone Harawira, after hearing that John Key is urging voters to back Labour in the Tai Tokerau election. More >>

Maori Party – Don’t Complain … Walk

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 9:18 am | Mana Movement

"If the Maori Party are serious about stopping government spying on NZ citizens then they should tell the Prime Minister to either stop doing it or they will walk away” said MANA leader and Tai Tokerau MP Hone Harawira, on hearing the Maori Party ... More >>

MANA Movement Housing Policy

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 3:56 pm | Mana Movement

“When families are living in cars, garages, cockroach-infested caravans and three families to a house then we have a housing crisis", said MANA leader and MP for Te Tai Tokerau, Hone Harawira. More >>

The Leadership of MTS Lied

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 3:10 pm | Mana Movement

Tuesday 16th September "Normally I'm happy to tell people that I was right but when I received the news about the staff cuts at Maori Television, I had nothing but sympathy for the three Maori media leaders who are going to be made to fight ... More >>

Te Kaea and Native Affairs live to fight another day

Monday, 8 September 2014, 4:53 pm | Mana Movement

“I understand that both the chair of the Board of Maori Television, Georgina Te Heuheu, and new CEO, Paora Maxwell, are now saying that my comments this morning about their plans to cut Te Kaea and Native Affairs, were wrong, and that nobody ... More >>

How come the PM only pays 2.8% of his income in tax

Monday, 8 September 2014, 9:41 am | Mana Movement

“Before John Key talks about the piddling tax cuts he plans for low and middle income families today he needs to explain why he only pays 2.8% of his income on tax while a minimum wage worker pays 28% tax,” says MANA Movement leader Hone Harawira. More >>

MANA Movement says tax cut on GST must be first priority

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 9:25 am | Mana Movement

“If Prime Minister John Key has money available for tax cuts then cutting GST must be the first priority”, said MANA Movement Economic Justice Spokesperson John Minto. “GST is a nasty tax on low-income families”, said Minto. “People in ... More >>

How much tax does PM pay compared to a minimum wage worker?

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 11:47 am | Mana Movement

John Minto, MANA Movement Economic Justice Spokesperson Tuesday 26 August, 2014 MANA Movement Economic Justice spokesperson John Minto is calling for a radical overhaul of New Zealand’s taxation system with calculations showing that a minimum wage ... More >>

Mana Candidate for Ikaroa Rawhiti Opens Up About Suicide

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 12:44 pm | Mana Movement

“This week suicide has claimed yet more lives in whanau and communities in Ikaroa Rawhiti, and my heart goes out to those who are dealing with such a tragic loss”, says MANA candidate for Te Ikaroa Rawhiti, Te Hamua Nikora. More >>

GC Star Supports Beyer

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 3:06 pm | Mana Movement

Star of reality TV series The GC, Alby Waititi, has thrown his support behind Mana’s Te Tai Tonga candidate Georgina Beyer. More >>

Peace Festival to bring Mangere community together - Mana

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 10:57 am | Mana Movement

Mana Movement Mangere candidate and local Social Worker James Papali’i is calling for a peace festival in Mangere to bring the community together after the recent school stabbings in the area. More >>

Sykes Kicks Off Waiariki Bus Tour

Friday, 20 June 2014, 9:41 am | Mana Movement

Mana candidate for Waiariki Annette Sykes kicks off her Waiariki Bus Tour of her electorate this Saturday 21 June in Tauranga with her campaign team and volunteers. More >>

Launch of Mana Pasifika National Branch

Saturday, 31 May 2014, 11:27 pm | Mana Movement

“We are delighted to annnouce the launch of Mana Movement’s National Pasifika Branch”, says organiser James Papalii. More >>

National ignores elephant in classroom with new plans

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 2:49 pm | Mana Movement

National is ignoring the elephant in the classroom with its plan to introduce “executive principals”, “change principals”, “lead teachers” and “expert teachers” into New Zealand schools. More >>

National ignores elephant in classroom

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 2:36 pm | Mana Movement

National is ignoring the elephant in the classroom with its plan to introduce “executive principals”, “change principals”, “lead teachers” and “expert teachers” into New Zealand schools. Prime Minister John Key says it’s about reinforcing the ... More >>

Big victory for South AK in fight against East-West motorway

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 10:10 am | Mana Movement

Mana is delighted with last night’s announcement by Auckland Transport Manager Rick Walden that the agency has abandoned plans to put an East-West motorway link through South Auckland. More >>

Mandela Remembrance raises $997 for SA shackdwellers

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 8:58 am | Mana Movement

Sunday night’s Mandela remembrance at Waikato Stadium (Rugby Park in 1981) raised $997 for the South African shackdwellers organisation Abahlali baseMjondolo. More >>

A call for Maori tourism in Mangere

Monday, 30 September 2013, 2:12 pm | Mana Movement

Auckland City Council is considering building a multimillion dollar Māori Tourism centre on the waterfront to attract tourism. The basic problem is authenticity – Maori didn’t live in high tech waterfront buildings with electric lighting they ... More >>

 

 

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