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“Celebrating World Indigenous Day The Māori Way”

Friday, 7 August 2020, 1:23 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is celebrating World Indigenous Day the Māori way, surrounded by friends and whānau at a Meet-the-Candidates at the Third Place Café in Rotorua this weekend. To mark World Indigenous Day, the Māori Party wants to remind Aotearoa ... More >>

Brown Voices Matter - But Not To TVNZ

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 9:56 pm | The Maori Party

The Board of Television New Zealand and its senior management determined last week that the Māori Party would not be able to participate in any of the political debates being broadcast on the state-owned TV channel. Māori Party Co Leader John Tamihere ... More >>

Māori Party Urges Govt To Proceed With Caution On Scrapping RMA

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 10:18 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is urging the Government to proceed with caution in response to Minister David Parker committing to support a new report’s proposals to scrap the RMA and replace it with two new pieces of legislation. “We agree that the RMA needs ... More >>

Māori Party Co-leader Announces Policy Plan For Bold Action On Climate Change

Sunday, 19 July 2020, 8:09 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer has today announced her party’s climate change policy plan, that will restore the environment, create jobs and reduce costs by transitioning Aotearoa’s economy towards renewable ... More >>

Te Tai Tonga Candidate Says “Tiwai Point Whānau Come First”

Friday, 10 July 2020, 5:59 pm | The Maori Party

Takuta Ferris, Te Tai Tonga candidate for the Māori Party, is urging government to place whānau first in the wake of announcements around Tiwai Point. “The declaration that one of the region's major employers the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is closing ... More >>

Takuta Ferris Signs Up To Ka Pao Te Tōrea – The Dawn Of Māori Futures

Monday, 6 July 2020, 2:50 pm | The Maori Party

Tai Tonga Candidate, Takuta Ferris, has signed up to the visionary thinking that has been produced by Tokona Te Raki (Māori futures collective). “The opening statement by Dr Eruera Tarena says it all” said Takuta Ferris. “The future is not just ... More >>

Māori Party Announce Policy To Uphold Māori Freshwater Rights And Interests

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 1:53 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer has today announced her party’s policy on freshwater that will uphold Māori rights and interests and protect and restore waterways from pollution and overallocation. “The Māori ... More >>

Māori Party Co-leader Calls On The PM To Sack Tracey Martin And Grainne Moss

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 6:50 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is calling on the Prime Minister to sack Minister of Children, Tracey Martin, and instruct a new minister to replace CEO of Oranga Tamariki, Grainne Moss, in light of the most recent reports about their incompetence in leading the ... More >>

Govt Misses The Mark With Māori Media Sector Proposal

Monday, 22 June 2020, 10:37 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is raising concerns about the Government’s Māori Media Shift proposal that would amalgamate Māori news and current affairs one service run by Māori TV. “As someone with ... More >>

Whānau First

Saturday, 20 June 2020, 6:41 pm | The Maori Party

Executive Summary The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted major racism and inequity that impacts on wellbeing and the ability to feed our whānau. The evidence for this across the whole of government is best identified by our unemployment status in our ... More >>

Māori Party Announce Whānau First Policy On COVID-19 Economic Recovery

Saturday, 20 June 2020, 6:31 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders John Tamihere and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer have today announced their party’s flagship election policy, Whānau First, at its national campaign launch at Hoani Waititi Marae in Tāmaki Makaurau.  The Whānau First policy ... More >>

Māori Party Have Serious Concerns With Proposed RMA Reform Bill

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 1:38 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party are raising serious concerns about the new COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-Track Consenting Bill) announced by the Government today. The Bill provides a fast track consenting regime, bypassing the Resource Management Act, to ensure “shovel ready” ... More >>

Māori Party Calls For Inquiry Into Colonial Monuments, Statues And Names

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 6:36 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is calling on the Government to establish an inquiry that is focused on identifying and getting rid of racist monuments, statues and names from our colonial era. The call for an ... More >>

Māori Party Acknowledge Queen’s Birthday Honour Recipients

Monday, 1 June 2020, 12:20 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders, John Tamihere and Deb Ngarewa-Packer, are rapt to celebrate the distinctive and distinguished leadership of tangata whenua talent that has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours today. “We often say, Ehara taku toa ... More >>

Māori Party: Financial Vulnerability Survey Shows Need For Wage, Benefit Increases

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 7:15 am | The Maori Party

In response to a new financial vulnerability survey that shows Māori are among the worst affected economically by COVID-19, Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is calling on the Government to lift incomes by doubling ... More >>

Māori Party Co-leader Calls On Government To Lift Incomes Of All Beneficiaries

Monday, 25 May 2020, 3:06 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader calls on Government to lift incomes of all beneficiaries, not just those out of work from COVID-19 Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is calling on the Government to double the incomes ... More >>

A Generational Opportunity Lost

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 4:47 pm | The Maori Party

This budget has failed to meet the lofty budgets bought down by Michael Joseph Savage and David Lange. These two Labour Prime Ministers’ reset the nation’s fabric in huge broad sweeps that defined us for generations. The question remains as to ... More >>

Māori Party: Govt Must Remove Warrant-less Searches Of Marae From Health Bill

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 11:31 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is deeply concerned by provisions in the COIVD-19 Public Health Response Bill, which is currently being rushed through Parliament under urgency and with no select committee process, that enable police to enter marae without search ... More >>

Tākuta Ferris, Māori Party Te Tai Tonga Candidate, Lends Support To Māori Business In Hospitality

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 8:07 am | The Maori Party

Te Tai Tonga candidate for the Māori Party, Tākuta Ferris, is taking up the cause of Wellington Māori business owner, Paul Retimanu, in his call for a Minister of Hospitality. Located on Wellington’s Waterfront, Te Raukura, Te Wharewaka o Poneke, ... More >>

Māori Party Announce Te Tai Tonga Candidate

Sunday, 10 May 2020, 10:38 am | The Maori Party

Tākuta Ferris – Fresh hope for Te Tai Tonga A fresh tide of hope is rising up for Māori in the southern most electorate of Te Tai Tonga as Māori Party electorate chairperson, Jonathan Penfold, announced the successful nomination of Tākuta Ferris ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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