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Covid-19 Invasion Requires A War Time Response, Says Māori Party

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 2:06 pm | The Maori Party

This is a moment in history where not only New Zealand but Māori - given the huge adverse impacts that will occur - require strong leadership There have been extraordinary times in our short history – WW1, WW2 and the arrival of the Endeavour in 1769 ... More >>

Māori Party Welcome COVID-19 Support Package

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 9:24 am | The Maori Party

The Maori Party welcomes the support package announced by the government today, and says it will go some way to supporting whanau impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. “We welcome the announcements today which will provide relief to the many workers, ... More >>

Calling On Government To Release Funds To Help Māori Providers

Sunday, 15 March 2020, 1:17 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is relieved the Prime Minister has finally made the big decision to put new restrictions in place at the international border with the aim to ‘flatten the curve” of COVID -19 infections. The Māori ... More >>

Speech: Tamihere - Broken Promises - One Nation - Two Classes Of Citizen

Sunday, 8 March 2020, 4:04 pm | The Maori Party

E aku rau rangatira, ngā karangaranga maha, tēnei ka mihi. Tēnei mokopuna nā Porou Ariki, nā Tūtāmure, e tuohu ana i runga i te whakaiti mō tēnei hōnore kua taka mai ki au; kia tū hei māngai mōhau ki roto o Tāmaki Makaurau mō te ... More >>

Tamihere To Stand For Maori Party In Tamaki Makaurau

Sunday, 8 March 2020, 3:45 pm | The Maori Party

John Tamihere will stand for the Maori Party at this year’s elections. Tamihere’s candidacy was confirmed at the Mataatua Marae in Mangere yesterday in front of party founders Dame Tariana Turia, Sir Pita Sharples, stalwart Dame Naida Glavish and hundreds ... More >>

Māori Party Welcomes New Life For Ihumātao

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 3:34 pm | The Maori Party

As new life arrives at Ihumātao with the birth of Pania Newton’s baby over the weekend and on the back of another dynamic candidate announcement for a resurgent Māori Party in Ikaroa-Rāwhiti, Māori Party president Che Wilson makes the party’s ... More >>

Māori Party Name Heather Te Au Skipworth QSM As Candidate For Ikaroa Rawhiti

Sunday, 1 March 2020, 2:05 pm | The Maori Party

Heather Te Au Skipworth QSM, founder and CEO of IronMāori, has been named by the Māori Party as its candidate to contest the Ikaroa Rāwhiti seat in the upcoming general election. Māori Party Ikaroa-Rawhiti Co-Chair Hinetu Dell said that the ... More >>

Waititi To Stand For Maori Party In Waiariki

Sunday, 23 February 2020, 12:36 pm | The Maori Party

Rawiri Waititi will stand for the Maori Party in Waiariki at September’s General Election. The 39-year-year old’s candidacy was today confirmed in Rotorua. Waiariki Maori Party Electorate Chair Verna Ohia-Gates said Waititi was an outstanding choice ... More >>

“It’s high time to listen to whānau” says the Māori Party

Monday, 3 February 2020, 11:05 am | The Maori Party

“Inter-generational whānau care. In the past our tupuna lived in a community where everyone lived together in the village or marae. Our tamariki, rangatahi, kaumatua all lived together, and all looked out for one another. This concept worked in our ... More >>

Whānau Ora claim must be fast tracked, says Māori Party

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 8:47 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party supports the urgent claim to the Waitangi Tribunal lodged by five distinguished leaders and announced by Māori Party co-founder Dame Tariana Turia. More >>

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 >>



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