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Rawiri Waititi In Cambridge Union Debate On The Commonwealth

Thursday, 15 June 2023, 12:13 pm | The Maori Party

Rawiri Waititi will be taking part in the Cambridge Union Presidential Debate in the UK this Friday, at 7am NZ Time. Founded in 1815, the Cambridge Union is the oldest continuously running debating society in the world. Rawiri will be one of a small ... More >>

Changes To Therapeutic Products Bill A Huge Win For Māori

Tuesday, 13 June 2023, 4:16 pm | Te Pati Maori

After much pressure from rongoā Māori practitioners, health advocates, Māori health providers, patients, and Te Pāti Māori, the Government has today announced significant changes to the to the Therapeutic Products Bill. The legislation will ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Announce Te Tai Tonga Candidate, Takuta Ferris

Sunday, 4 June 2023, 3:59 pm | The Maori Party

Today, Te Pāti Māori announce Takuta Ferris will contest the Te Tai Tonga seat at this year’s General Election. “Takura ran for the Te Tai Tonga seat for Te Pāti Māori in 2020. It takes tremendous courage and commitment to put your hand ... More >>

Heather Te-Au Skipworth To Stand In The General Seat Of Tukituki For Te Pāti Māori

Friday, 2 June 2023, 9:58 am | Te Pati Maori

Today, President of Te Pāti Māori, John Tamihere has confirmed that Heather Te-Au Skipworth will stand for Te Pāti Māori in the Tukituki electorate this election. Heather Te-Au Skipworth was previously confirmed as the candidate for the Ikaroa-Rawhiti ... More >>

Budget 2023: A Budget For The Rich

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 2:55 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-Leaders Debbie Ngarewa-Packer and Rawiri Waititi have clearly stated that until such time as a Tiriti-centric Aotearoa is in full operation; reflected in the equal share of power and resource, they will never be supportive of any Government ... More >>

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer Enters New Member’s Bill To Stop New Commercial Water Bottling Plants

Thursday, 11 May 2023, 12:53 pm | Te Pati Maori

Today Te Pāti Māori Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer, following Labour’s refusal to back her seabed mining bill, has entered a new environmental Member’s Bill into the Ballot, the Resource Management (Prohibition on Extraction of Freshwater for ... More >>

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: We Will Not Stop Until Seabed Mining Is Banned In Aotearoa

Wednesday, 10 May 2023, 6:07 pm | The Maori Party

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is vowing to continue the fight to ban seabed mining after the Labour government voted down her bill, the Prohibition of Seabed Mining Legislation Amendment Bill . “I’m deeply disappointed by the ... More >>

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer Slams Labour For Weak Action On Seabed Mining

Friday, 5 May 2023, 11:15 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is slamming Labour for only proposing an inquiry into seabed mining rather than committing to a moratorium or ban on the destructive environmental practice. “I’m hugely disappointed that Labour is proposing ... More >>

Policy Announcement: More Social Housing For Māori

Friday, 31 March 2023, 11:55 am | The Maori Party

Te Pāti Māori will radically increase the social housing stock and ensure 50 percent of all new social housing is allocated to Māori, who make up 50 percent of the social housing waitlist. As part of this package, $600 million will go toward building 2,000 ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori: Govt Response To Child Poverty Rates ‘Disgraceful’

Tuesday, 28 March 2023, 4:04 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori is taking the Government to task after the Minister for Child Poverty Reduction called child poverty statistics released last week ‘encouraging’, despite there being no change in poverty rates from the previous year. Stats NZ’s child ... More >>

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer Welcomes Seabed Mining Open Letter From Māori, Enviro Groups

Wednesday, 15 March 2023, 10:08 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is welcoming an open letter from more than 20 marae, hapū, iwi and environmental NGOs and community groups who are calling on Prime Minister Chris Hipkins to support Debbie’s Member’s Bill to ... More >>

Te Kapa Haka O Te Whānau A Apanui To Announce Rawiri Waititi's Candidacy During Finals Performance At Te Matatini

Sunday, 26 February 2023, 5:46 am | The Maori Party

"Te Matatini epitomises everything that our Pāti Maori movement stands for; mana motuhake, being proud to be Maori, believing in ourselves, and what better place to announce than at the most revered festival of Maoridom" said Rawiri Waititi. ... More >>

Cyclone Gabrielle: Te Pāti Māori call for flood relief funding for marae and Māori National Service Defence framework

Saturday, 18 February 2023, 2:14 pm | The Maori Party

Te Pāti Māori are calling on the Government to establish a $100m Māori Taiao Relief Fund , with an immediate focus on rebuilding and cleaning up marae, urupā and papakāinga impacted by environmental disasters. As Aotearoa faces its second ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Announces Takutai Moana Kemp As Candidate For Tāmaki Makaurau For The 2023 Election

Monday, 6 February 2023, 5:58 pm | The Maori Party

Today, at a Waitangi ki Waititi concert hosted by Te Whānau o Waipareira at Hoani Waititi Marae, West Auckland; Takutai Moana Natasha Kemp was officially announced as Te Pāti Māori Candidate for Tāmaki Makaurau for the 2023 Election. Hailing ... More >>

Mariameno Kapa-Kingi Poised To Take The Tai Tokerau Seat In The 2023 General Election

Sunday, 5 February 2023, 2:24 pm | The Maori Party

Today, Te Pāti Māori officially announced Mariameno Kapa-Kingi as their candidate for the Te Tai Tokerau electorate in this year’s General Election. The announcement was part of the pōwhiri for MPs at Te Whare Rūnanga o Waitangi. “Making the announcement ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori announce military neutrality as new transformative defence policy

Saturday, 4 February 2023, 1:52 pm | The Maori Party

Te Pāti Māori Co-leaders Rawiri Waititi and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer are announcing a transformative defence and foreign affairs policy which asserts the Mana Māori Motuhake and Tino Rangatiratanga of tangata whenua in Aotearoa at their Party’s More >>

Te Pāti Māori: Govt Must Provide Immediate Relief For Flood Affected Whānau

Tuesday, 31 January 2023, 1:28 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori are calling on Prime Minister Chris Hipkins to announce an equity-focused financial relief fund for whānau who have lost homes and belongings in all flood impacted areas across Aotearoa. “There are thousands of whānau who have been severely ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Select Debbie Ngarewa-Packer To Win Back Te Tai Hauāuru

Tuesday, 24 January 2023, 11:02 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori President John Tamihere is today announcing at the annual Rātana celebrations the selection of Party Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer (Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāruahine, Ngā Rauru) to win back the Te Tai Hauāuru electorate in the 2023 general ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori: Labours Decision Tells Māori We Aren’t Good Enough

Sunday, 22 January 2023, 9:44 pm | The Maori Party

Te Pāti Māori Co-leaders Rawiri Waititi and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer wish to congratulate Chris Hipkins and Carmel Sepuloni on their appointments as Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, but are equally disappointed that Tangata Whenua were overlooked ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Acknowledges Jacinda Ardern's Service And Calls For Tangata Whenua Prime Minister

Thursday, 19 January 2023, 2:32 pm | Te Pati Maori

“Te Pāti Māori wishes to thank the outstanding contribution Jacinda Ardern has made to our country" said Te Pāti Māori Co-Leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer "Jacinda Ardern led our country through its darkest times; she did so with absolute dignity ... More >>





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