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All Take and No Give in the State Mismanagement of Care

Friday, 17 January 2020, 12:43 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party President Che Wilson is angry that yet another report has detailed "persistent and intergenerational" inequities in the treatment of Māori babies by the state. More >>

Heartfelt Aroha to Whanau Impacted by the Whakaari Tragedy

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 5:15 pm | The Maori Party

Hū ana te whenua, ngārue ana te moana. He aituā! He aituā! E tangi ana i āhua o te parekura i Whakaari inanahi. E aroha ana ki te whānau pani me ngā iwi e honohono kau ana ki te tipua maunga kei te Moana-a-Toi. “The Māori Party expresses its ... More >>

Māori Party exhilarated by the vote for the future

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 6:39 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is excited by some of the electoral trends emerging from the 2019 Local Government elections. More >>

Māori Party select Debbie Ngarewa-Packer

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 6:14 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party has selected Debbie Ngarewa-Packer to win back the Te Tai Hauāuru seat in next year’s general election, it announced at its AGM in Whangaehu today. More >>

Five years of fighting to protect Tangaroa

Friday, 27 September 2019, 2:44 pm | The Maori Party

As Greta Thunberg challenges the world stage at the UN about our irresponsible behaviour and abuse on the planet, we still have people in Aotearoa that have little regard for the environment and will assert that seabed mining and sediment plume from this ... More >>

Māori Party calls for PM to cross the bridge to Ihumātao

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:16 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party supports mana whenua of Ihumātao and acknowledges their coming together to reach consensus on the future of their whenua. “We also acknowledge the leadership of the Kīngitanga who have played an important role in supporting ... More >>

Kia Kaha Te Reo Māori

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 4:03 pm | The Maori Party

The goal of one million Kiwis having basic conversations in te reo by 2040 is unrealistic if more is not done to get serious about reo acquisition says the Māori Party. “While small steps have been taken to bolster efforts to increase the numbers of speakers, ... More >>

Government responses leave more questions than answers

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 3:12 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party acknowledges Minister Mahuta’s response to Wai 262 on behalf of the government issued a few days ago, but says a worrying pattern is emerging with respect to government responses to Waitangi Tribunal recommendations. Che Wilson, ... More >>

Building up the Bureaucracy undermines Whanau Ora

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 8:44 am | The Maori Party

Over the weekend Māoridom arrived in the Waikato for the annual Koroneihana Celebrations. Yesterday almost 300 attended a Hui in Hamilton to continue the Oranga Tamariki Review led by an independent Māori panel to coincide with the Koroneihana. The Hui confirmed ... More >>

We are holding you to account Jacinda

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 2:52 pm | The Maori Party

Che Wilson, President of the Māori Party says the Government needs to do more than blow smoke at Police who continue to deploy tactics to create unrest at Ihumātao. “If the events of the last two nights at Ihumātao are a playbook for Crown Māori ... More >>

Armed Police at Ihumātao is history repeating itself

Monday, 5 August 2019, 9:19 am | The Maori Party

‘Armed Police at Ihumātao is history repeating itself’ The Māori Party condemns the actions of armed Police who attempted to block Ihumātao protectors from access to the maunga to conduct waerea, karakia and waiata today. “What is the state of ... More >>

King Tūheitia visits Ihumātao

Sunday, 4 August 2019, 12:47 pm | The Maori Party

As the rain fell and rainbows were showing everywhere, this morning, Kingi Tūheitia was flanked by both young and old in their hundreds as he was welcomed by his people and close relatives of Ihumātao. The King’s flag was raised and then the sun came ... More >>

Tikanga in action as King prepares to visit Ihumātao

Friday, 2 August 2019, 4:51 pm | The Maori Party

President of the Māori Party, Che Wilson said “it is great to see Kīngi Tūheitia going to Ihumātao tomorrow”. It is not normal for any monarch around the world to attend protests and this is a big signal of the importance of this issue to mana ... More >>

‘Oranga Whānau is Oranga Tamariki’

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 9:35 pm | The Maori Party

Today, whānau from all walks of life gathered around the country and at Parliament because they care. They care for their tamariki, their mokopuna and they also care for the suffering parents and whānau. The Hands off our Tamariki Hīkoi brought ... More >>

Ihumatao: Māori Party calls for Tikanga Commissioner

Monday, 29 July 2019, 8:11 am | The Maori Party

Maori Party calls for an independent Tikanga Commissioner and Office. This independent tool would be funded by the Crown to be the watch-dog of Crown engagement and help hapū and iwi to navigate issues that have been established as a result of Crown ... More >>

Ihumatao: Real solutions needed for mana whenua

Sunday, 28 July 2019, 2:27 pm | The Maori Party

Tonight the All Blacks play South Africa and I’m reminded of the stance against apartheid and the fight for our own rights. Between the 1940s and 1960s in this country, selectors passed over Maori players; complying with the South African apartheid ... More >>

Ihumātao: An opportunity for leadership

Friday, 26 July 2019, 10:15 am | The Maori Party

After coming out of his iwi’s 3rd Reading last night, as the lead negotiator, President of the Māori Party Che Wilson states: “I have first-hand experience in the flaws of the governments Treaty Settlement processes. More >>

Māori party brings focus to Auckland

Monday, 15 July 2019, 9:52 am | The Maori Party

Yesterday at Mataatua Marae the Tamaki Makaurau Electorate of the Māori party congratulated Rangi Mclean who was appointed to the Vice president Tāne role of the party nation-wide executive. More >>

Māori Party in Auckland supports Air NZ decision on tamoko

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 1:01 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party support the decision of Air New Zealand to reconsider the use of tamoko tattoos. More >>

Money talks when addressing Māori mental wellbeing

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 12:59 pm | The Maori Party

Based on a budget analysis the Māori Party in Auckland are looking for what’s for Māori when it comes to targeted funds for Māori mental health. More >>



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