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Rawiri Waititi Calls On Labour To Support Member’s Bill To Remove GST From Kai

Friday, 11 November 2022, 11:34 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-Leader Rawiri Waititi has submitted his second Member’s Bill, the Goods and Services Tax (Removing GST from Food) Amendment Bill , into the Member’s Ballot. This legislation would amend the Goods and Services Tax Act 1985 to remove ... More >>

Government Votes Against Legislation That Would Advance Māori Electoral Rights

Thursday, 10 November 2022, 10:47 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori are calling out the Government for failing to support legislation that would advance Māori rights and move us toward a more Te Tiriti-centric aotearoa, after choosing to vote against Rawiri Waititi’s Member’s Bill to fix Aotearoa’s ... More >>

IronMāori Founder Heather Te Au Skipworth Has Her Eyes Set On The Ikaroa-Rawhiti Seat In The 2023 General Election

Sunday, 6 November 2022, 5:31 am | The Maori Party

Today, Te Pāti Māori officially announced Heather Te Au Skipworth as their candidate for the Ikaroa-Rawhiti electorate in next year’s General Election. Heather Te Au-Skipworth is the founder of the IronMāori Kaupapa that has taken Aotearoa by storm with thousands ... More >>

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: Govt Must Now Implement Seabed Mining Position Domestically

Thursday, 27 October 2022, 12:52 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader and environment spokesperson Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is celebrating the globally significant decision of the government to support a conditional international moratorium on seabed mining, as announced by Minister Mahuta today, ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Call For Mandatory Reporting, Accountability After Death Of Malachi Subecz

Friday, 21 October 2022, 9:21 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori are demanding accountability and mandatory reporting of abuse across all agencies responsible for the care of tamariki, following the “litany of failures” that led to death of five-year-old Malachi Subecz. “Malachi was left in the care ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Urging Whānau To Get Out And Vote, As List Of Endorsed Candidates Confirmed

Thursday, 29 September 2022, 10:59 am | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori is today urging that whānau across Aotearoa get out and vote in this year’s local elections as it confirms it’s list of endorsed candidates. “With just over a week to go before the ballot boxes close for local elections, ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Renew Call For Royal Commission Inquiry Into Racial Profiling Of Māori

Friday, 9 September 2022, 1:27 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori are renewing their call for a Royal Commission Inquiry into racial profiling of Māori by the police, after an investigation by the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) confirmed ... More >>

Waititi Calls For Independent Investigation & State Of Housing Emergency For Rotorua’s Emergency Housing Train Wreck

Monday, 5 September 2022, 2:09 pm | Te Pati Maori

Mema Paremata mō te Waiariki and co-leader of Te Pāti Māori, Rawiri Waititi, is urgently requesting that Minister Woods launch an immediate investigation into Government agencies and contractors dealing with Rotorua’s emergency housing after ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Welcome New Māori Speaker Of Parliament

Wednesday, 24 August 2022, 2:06 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori co-leaders Debbie Ngarewa-Packer and Rawiri Waititi warmly welcome Adrian Rurawhe to his new role as Speaker of the House on this historic day. “It is a huge privilege to formally congratulate Adrian today on behalf of Te Pāti Māori ... More >>

Māori Party Secures First Ever Seat At Local Government Table

Thursday, 18 August 2022, 7:08 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party’s push to have representation in Local Government has had a successful start with incumbent Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor, Toi Kai Rakau Iti, being re-elected unopposed. Iti is taking his re-election as a vote of confidence and not ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Celebrating 40-years Of Anthem, Poi E

Friday, 12 August 2022, 12:04 pm | Te Pati Maori

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer, Te Pāti Māori co-leader and list MP based in Te Tai Hauāuru will this weekend share in the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Pātea Māori club anthem, Poi E. “Iwi of Taranaki and Ngāti Ruanui will be reminiscing ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Endorse Candidate For Manawatū District Council

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 5:12 pm | The Maori Party

Bridget Bell Te Pāti Māori are pleased to announce Bridget Bell’s candidacy for the Manawatū District Council. A descendant of Ngāti Kauwhata, Ngāti Haua, Ngāti Unu, Ngāti Matakore ki te Reureu, and Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga, Bridget ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Announces Support For Second Local Council Candidate As Part Of “Growing Movement”

Monday, 8 August 2022, 1:24 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori has this morning announced that it will back a second candidate in this year’s local elections, further expanding its presence in regional and district politics. Tuteri Rangihaeata (Ngāti Ruanui, Ngā Rauru, Ngāruahine) has ... More >>

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer Calls On PM To Support Bill To Ban Seabed Mining

Thursday, 4 August 2022, 1:07 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader, Ngāti Ruanui and Ngā Rauru uri Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is today celebrating that her Prohibition on Seabed Mining Legislation Amendment Bill has been drawn from Parliament’s biscuit tin, while calling on Prime Minister ... More >>

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer Travelling To Samoa To Attend 60th Anniversary Commemorations

Thursday, 28 July 2022, 2:25 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori is today announcing that Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer will be travelling to Samoa to celebrate the 60th independence of Samoa and the anniversary of the Treaty of Friendship between Samoa and Aotearoa. She will join a parliamentary ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Call On Govt To Halt Data & Statistics Bill

Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 12:05 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is calling on the Government to listen to the large outcry of concern from tangata whenua, data and statistics experts, and civil liberties advocates about the Data & Statistics Bill , and immediately ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori To Oppose UK Free Trade Deal

Tuesday, 26 July 2022, 3:23 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader and trade spokesperson Rawiri Waititi is today announcing that Te Pāti Māori will oppose the United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement Legislation Bill , a trade deal which shut Māori out of negotiations, and that fails to protect ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Regional Councillor To Stand With Māori Party

Monday, 18 July 2022, 5:35 am | The Maori Party

Incumbent Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor, Toi Kai Rākau Iti, will campaign for re-election to his Kohi Constituency seat under the Māori Party ticket. As an independent, Councillor Iti believes he has been successful alongside the region's two other constituency ... More >>

Rawiri Waititi: Soft On Poverty Means Soft On Crime

Thursday, 14 July 2022, 3:07 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori have accused the Government of being ‘soft on crime’ for their failure to address the drivers of crime in their package to curb gang violence announced yesterday. “We are facing the worst cost of living crisis in generations. The Government’s ... More >>

Open Letter To Increase Te Matatini Funding Delivered To Government

Monday, 4 July 2022, 1:56 pm | Te Pati Maori

Te Pāti Māori have today delivered an open letter to the Associate Minister for Arts, Culture & Heritage Hon Kiritapu Allen, calling to immediately increase funding to Te Matatini which was yet again underfunded in this year’s Budget. After ... More >>





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