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Budget 2022 | Government Budget Worse Than Expected, Te Pāti Māori

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 3:14 pm | Te Pati Maori

Co-leaders of Te Pāti Māori, Debbie Ngarewa-Packer and Rawiri Waititi are today calling out Labour’s budget announcement as another bunch of crumbs for Māori. “Today’s announcement is significantly below what was expected for Māori,” ... More >>

Budget 2022: Te Pāti Māori Expect The Government To Learn From Māori Success During COVID

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 9:30 am | Te Pati Maori

Today, Te Pāti Māori has indicated what they will be looking out for in this Budget 2022. “We expect that the Government will learn from Māori success during COVID and replicate that model right across the board” says co-leader and finance spokesperson ... More >>

Govt On Climate Change: Free Pass For Farmers, Punishment For Māori

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 3:46 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori spokesperson for climate change and List MP based in Te Tai Hauāuru, Debbie Ngarewa-Packer stands with iwi and Māori landowners in opposition of proposed changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). “MPI has made proposals that would ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori: Te Matatini Should Be Funded At The Same Rate As The NZSO

Friday, 15 April 2022, 6:23 pm | Te Pati Maori

Following the Te Matatini 50th Birthday Project Launch yesterday, Te Pāti Māori are reigniting calls for a significant injection of funding into Te Matatini. In their 2021 campaign Te Pāti Māori released their Toi Māori Policy which would ... More >>

Govt Has Unique Opportunity To Appoint New MOH Boss

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 3:10 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader and Health spokesperson Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is calling on the Government to use the unique opportunity of Dr Ashley Bloomfield’s resignation to recognise the new chief executives of the Māori Health Authority and Health NZ ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Launch Petition To Remove The British Royal Family As Head Of State

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 12:57 pm | Te Pati Maori

Following their Waitangi Day call to remove the British royal family as head of state , Te Pāti Māori have today launched a petition that will bring their vision for constitutional transformation into reality. “This is an opportunity to rebalance ... More >>

Govt Must Compensate Artists, Musicians And Creatives Immediately

Friday, 28 January 2022, 1:04 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-Leader Rawiri Waititi has come out swinging against the Government’s lack of response for our creative, arts and music industry in light of the recent red light setting that has seen all summer festivals and large gatherings cancelled. ... More >>

Rawiri Waititi Announces Members Bill Allowing Māori To Move Freely Across Electoral Roles

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 11:39 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-Leader Rawiri Waititi has today submitted his first Member’s Bill, the Electoral (Right to Switch Rolls Freely) Amendment Bill , into the Member’s Ballot. This legislation will allow Māori voters to switch between the Māori and ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Provide Māori Covid-19 Plan

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 11:45 am | Te Pati Maori

Today Te Pāti Māori co-leaders Rawiri Waititi and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer launched their COVID-19 Pandemic Response Policy. “From the outset, the Government has failed to provide equitable opportunities for Māori to access information, resources and ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader Urges Taranaki Whānau To Get Tested And Vaccinated

Friday, 5 November 2021, 3:21 pm | Te Pati Maori

Following the news of COVID traces in the wastewater in Stratford, Taranaki this morning, Te Pāti Māori co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer has taken to the streets along with Ngāti Ruanui and Ngāti Maru iwi to strengthen the vaccination and COVID ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Co-leaders Call On Parties To Establish Digital Parliament As Delta Spreads To The Regions

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 9:44 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-Leaders won’t be attending Parliament this week; opting to take their shoes to the streets of their electorates. They are calling on all parties to agree to establish a Digital Parliament as the Delta variant spreads to the regions ... More >>

Traffic Light System A Real Life ‘Squid Games’ For Māori

Friday, 22 October 2021, 12:18 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-Leaders Rawiri Waititi and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer have likened the Government’s new Traffic Light system to a real life ‘Squid Games’ resulting in Māori deaths. “On every single COVID indicator, Māori are significantly behind ... More >>

Government And Speaker Launch Coordinated Attack On Te Pati Maori Today In The House

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 3:39 pm | Te Pati Maori

Following the actions of the Speaker of the House, co-leader of Te Pāti Māori Rawiri Waititi has submitted the attached formal complaint regarding the actions of the speaker as the presiding officer in QuestionTime today. “As a ploy to dodge ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori: Govt Must Step Aside And Let Māori Lead

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 12:53 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-leaders Rawiri Waititi and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer are today calling on the Government to give Māori health providers the funding, data and decision-making authority to lead the remainder of the COVID-19 vaccination programme, including ... More >>

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 >>