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Unpacking Race Based Politics

Monday, 26 July 2021, 11:32 am | John Tamihere

Everyone knows that the politics of race can, has, and will impact on the mood and sentiment of voters heading to the polls. In a previous column, I provided a Māori view of the politics being deployed by Judith Collins and the National Party. Her ... More >>

Tamihere No 7 On Māori Party List – Why?

Friday, 28 August 2020, 7:45 am | John Tamihere

Māori Party Co-Leader John Tamihere has taken a win or lose stand by putting himself No 7 on the political party’s list. Released this morning, the seven Māori Party candidates take the top 7 spots. But in a risky move, Tamihere has not taken the ... More >>

Māori Want Borders Secure

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 10:09 am | John Tamihere

A poll has revealed the majority of New Zealanders want the borders secured to Protect Whānau First at all costs. Māori Party Co-Leader John Tamihere said huge numbers who had voted on the poll on his Tamihere for Tāmaki Facebook Page – predominantly ... More >>

Anzac Day Column By Maori Party Co Leader John Tamihere

Saturday, 25 April 2020, 7:49 am | John Tamihere

The Price of Citizenship Te Utu Raraunga By John Tamihere Nā John Tamihere In 1943, Sir Apirana Ngata wrote; Nō te 1943 (Tahi mano iwa rau whā tekau mā ono), i tuhi a Tā Apirana Ngata “We will lose some of our most promising young leaders . . ... More >>

Auckland businesses a priority for council contracts

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 2:05 pm | John Tamihere

Auckland businesses will be given preferential treatment over multinationals in regard to council procurement contracts when John Tamihere wins the mayoralty. Tamihere said far too many contracts are given to multinational companies who “don’t pay ... More >>

Goff’s CCO appointments only temporary

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 9:46 am | John Tamihere

John Tamihere says new appointments to Council Controlled Organisations by Phil Goff and council are temporary and all CCO Boards and Directors will be reviewed under a Tamihere mayoralty. More >>

Tamihere bringing back inorganic rubbish collections

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 8:37 am | John Tamihere

John Tamihere will bring back free inorganic collections and keep the weekly rubbish collection cycle under his Waste & Energy Policy when he wins the Auckland mayoralty. More >>

Advisory: Auckland Mayoral Campaign Coverage

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 4:16 pm | John Tamihere

We would like your cooperation. It is important to our campaign that we get the facts of our policies across to the media, the public and even our opponents. In a number of instances we have failed to do that. More >>

John Tamihere plans rates freeze and calls for rents freeze

Monday, 26 August 2019, 9:12 am | John Tamihere

John Tamihere will put a 3 year freeze on Auckland rates when elected mayor in October. More >>

Pasefika Cultural Centre Takes Shape

Friday, 23 August 2019, 9:12 am | John Tamihere

Mayoral candidate John Tamihere will meet with Pacific Island leaders and community elders today at Puhunui Reserve in South Auckland to commit to a Pasefika Cultural Centre. More >>

Tamihere will dump “Goff Gas Tax” as part of major shakeup

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 10:06 am | John Tamihere

Auckland mayoral candidate John Tamihere will drop the discriminatory Goff Gas Tax, prioritise road and rail projects, kick start a new harbour crossing and sack the Auckland Transport Board when he wins October’s local body election. More >>

John Tamihere Policy for Homelessness and Begging

Sunday, 11 August 2019, 12:57 pm | John Tamihere

John Tamihere Policy for Homelessness and Begging House the Homeless and Ban the Beggar – with Compassion Homelessness in this city has come to be so prevalent, that a number of people have become numb to the inhumanity of it and have normalised ... More >>

Tamihere’s policy to fix homelessness and begging

Sunday, 11 August 2019, 12:56 pm | John Tamihere

Auckland mayoral candidate John Tamihere will establish a hotline - 0800 JACINDA (5224632) - for Aucklanders who see rough sleepers or beggars, as part of his homelessness and beggars social policy released today. More >>

Goff Joins Auckland Transport’s War on Cars

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 2:00 pm | John Tamihere

Mayoral candidate John Tamihere has criticised Auckland Mayor Phil Goff for supporting Auckland Transport’s attempt to ban all parking on berms, calling it “a further extension of AT’s war on cars - with Goff dancing to their tune once again.” More >>

Clean up Beaches Now – Not in 20 Years Time

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 1:31 pm | John Tamihere

Auckland Mayoral candidate John Tamihere said his plans to sell 49% of Watercare to ACC or the New Zealand Superannuation Fund would be used entirely to clean up the “shitty beaches” Phil Goff and his mates have neglected. More >>

Tamihere calls in Serious Fraud Office over Panuku deal

Friday, 7 June 2019, 3:38 pm | John Tamihere

Auckland mayoral candidate John Tamihere has laid a formal complaint with the Serious Fraud Office over the $3 million sale of the Council Administration Block and the 5000 sqm of land that surrounds the 18 storey office tower. More >>

Stop Panuku “fire sale”

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 8:53 am | John Tamihere

Auckland mayoral candidate John Tamihere is supporting a move by Councillor Mike Lee to halt the sale of the primely located 18 storey Civic Administration Building in Aotea Square until a complete commercial report is publicly tabled and discussed ... More >>

Goff’s Budget Blowouts

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 7:33 pm | John Tamihere

Goff’s Budget Blowouts Have Maxed Out Ratepayers’ Credit Card Mayoral candidate John Tamihere says Goff’s Budget Blowouts have affirmed the mayor’s spending is out of control and he has “maxed out” the ratepayers’ credit card. “We’ve ... More >>

Leadership for the Ports of Auckland

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 12:09 pm | John Tamihere

The purpose of this policy is to give Ports of Auckland stakeholders certainty about the future of Auckland Ports operations. More >>

Giving leadership to the Ports of Auckland

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 12:06 pm | John Tamihere

Auckland mayoral candidate John Tamihere says selling the operations of the Ports of Auckland will give clarity and direction while future proofing the 77 hectares of prime land owned by the ratepayer. More >>





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