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Te Pati Maori: Call For Akl Level 4, The Rest Of The Country Level 3

Monday, 11 October 2021, 2:53 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori today met with the Māori King Tūheitia and Māori leaders across the motu to agree on a unified approach to ensure the survival of Māori as the reality of COVID hitting our communities is imminent. “We are now in survival mode and ... More >>

Te Pati Maori Urge Maori & Iwi To Mobilise Themselves Immediately

Monday, 4 October 2021, 1:35 pm | Te Pati Maori

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19 in Raglan and Waikato, Te Pāti Māori Co-Leaders Rawiri Waititi and Debbie Ngārewa-Packer are calling for Iwi, Hapū and Māori organisations to mobilise themselves immediately to develop their own outbreak and vaccination ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Threatens Hīkoi If Things Don’t Change Drastically

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 11:34 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori has responded to the recently released report of the Oranga Tamariki Advisory Board; Hipokingia ki te Kahu Aroha, hipokingia ki te katoa. “This is the 19th report that has highlighted Oranga Tamariki’s abysmal failure and its active ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori: Government slashing vaccination supply

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 3:33 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori have been advised by contacts in Tāmaki Makaurau that their ability to provide vaccinations at full capacity has been halved over the last four days, despite the government’s claims it is doing more to improve Māori vaccination ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori applaud increased funds into Whānau Ora

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 2:42 pm | Te Pati Maori

The Minister for Whānau Ora Peeni Henare today announced a $23 million boost in funding to Whānau Ora. More >>

Wellbeing Budget 2021: Te Pāti MāorI Cautiously Optimistic

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 2:57 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori are cautiously optimistic about the announcement of the Wellbeing Budget today. “We acknowledge the work that has gone into the development of this budget, particularly the effort by our Māori Ministers which has seen one of the ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori: Speaker’s Ruling Misses The Point

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 2:42 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-Leaders Rawiri Waititi and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer have responded to the Speaker’s ruling on racial debates, stating that it has missed the point altogether. “We are demanding for the racist rhetoric to stop. Yesterday’s ruling ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Join Hīkoi To Manawatū District Council

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 8:43 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is joining the hīkoi to Manawatū District Council today, led by a Te Kōtui Reo, a collective of mana whenua iwi, hapū and marae. The hīkoi comes in response to the Council voting 6-4 against the ... More >>

Te Paati Maori Calling Out Government For Side-stepping Racism Question

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 3:45 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Paati Māori Co-Leader, Rawiri Waititi, today calls out the Government for side-stepping his question to the Prime Minister on racism. This morning a question was lodged to the Prime Minister that asked, “Does she agree that when her Minister of Maori ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Will Support Motion To Declare Uyghur Genocide

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 10:43 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-leaders Rawiri Waititi and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer have today announced they will support the ACT Party’s motion to declare that this House is gravely concerned about the possible severe human rights abuses taking place against Uyghurs ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori: Tribunal Findings Prove Need For Oranga Tamariki Overhaul

Friday, 30 April 2021, 1:32 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is renewing her call for a complete overhaul of Oranga Tamariki in response to the Waitangi Tribunal’s report, released today, which found that the disparity for Māori has resulted from “a failure by ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Announce Support For Member’s Bill To Strengthen Takatāpui Rights

Friday, 30 April 2021, 10:55 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori is today announcing that its two MPs have formally endorsed Dr Elizabeth Kerekere’s Member’s Bill that would strengthen the rights of takatāpui in Aotearoa. The Human Rights (Prohibition of Discrimination on Grounds of Gender Identity or ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Applauds Health Reform Announcement

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 9:27 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-Leaders Rawiri Waititi and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer congratulate Minister Little and Minister Henare on what was a major transformational announcement for health reform in Aotearoa this morning. “This is a once in a life time opportunity ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Is Calling For Royal Commission Of Inquiry Into Police Racial Profiling Of Māori

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 3:41 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori are calling for a Royal Commission of Inquiry into Police racial profiling of Māori. This comes off the back of three significant findings in the last few days that shines a spotlight on the way Māori are treated when they come ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Celebrate Māori Wards Bill, Vow To Continue Fight For Māori Rights In Local Government

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 6:34 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori is celebrating the third reading of the Local Electoral (Māori Wards and Māori Constituencies) Amendment Bill and vowing to continue the fight for guaranteed tangata whenua representation in local government. “The passage ... More >>