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Rawiri Waititi: “Rotorua Council Needs To Clean It’s Shit Up”, After Sewerage Catastrophe

Sunday, 11 April 2021, 2:41 pm | The Maori Party

This week MP for Waiariki, Rawiri Waititi was invited to attend a community hui at Hurungaterangi Marae in Ngapuna, Rotorua - where locals spoke of the physical and psychological suffering they are experiencing, caused by faulty sewerage plant ... More >>

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer Calls On Government To Introduce Targeted Māori Housing Package

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 2:46 pm | The Maori Party

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is calling on the Government to introduce a targeted Māori housing package in response to figures which show that homeownership is becoming increasingly unattainable for Māori. “The housing crisis ... More >>

Māori Party: Waikeria Protestors To File Civil Rights Cases

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 9:55 am | The Maori Party

“The 16 of Waikeria will tell their stories of the inhumane treatment to the High Court and the Waitangi Tribunal,” said Rawiri Waititi, Co-Leader of Te Paati Māori. This comes as the 16-prisoners involved in the Waikeria protest, have each filed ... More >>

Waititi Initiates Collaborative Approach To Whakatāne Mill Closure

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 8:49 am | The Maori Party

MP for Waiariki and Te Paati Maori Co-leader, Rawiri Waititi has adopted a “Whanau Ora approach to addressing the Whakatāne Mill closure.” Upon hearing of the Mill’s impending closure, Waititi called upon all key stakeholders in the Whakatāne region ... More >>

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer Announces Member’s Bill To Ban Seabed Mining In Aotearoa

Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 9:55 am | The Maori Party

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is today announcing that she has entered her first Member’s Bill, the Prohibition on Seabed Mining Legislation Amendment Bill, into the Member’s Ballot. “I’m proud to be introducing my first legislation ... More >>

Māori Party New National Executive

Saturday, 6 March 2021, 2:03 pm | The Maori Party

This morning the Māori Party confirmed their new National Executive including Che Wilson, Fallyn Flavell, John Tamihere and Kaiarahi Takirua: Rawiri Waititi and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer. Wilson returns for a second term as President and the two new members ... More >>

Te Paati Māori Calls For Urgent Ministerial Inquiry Into The Treatment Of Inmates In Aotearoa

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 9:17 am | The Maori Party

Te Paati Māori is calling on the Minister for Corrections, Kelvin Davis to urgently commission an inquiry into the treatment of inmates in corrections facilities in Aotearoa. This call comes after the recent protest in Waikeria prison where 16 inmates ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Call On COVID Minister To Release Māori Vaccination Plan

Tuesday, 16 February 2021, 2:18 pm | The Maori Party

Te Pāti Māori is calling on the Minister for COVID-19 Response, Chris Hipkins, to immediately release his plan for rolling out vaccines in Māori communities and to commit to working directly with Māori organisations to ensure resources get to ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Celebrate Announcement On Māori Wards

Monday, 1 February 2021, 3:58 pm | The Maori Party

Te Pāti Māori Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is today celebrating the announcement that the Government will be introducing legislation to remove the racist provision in the Local Electoral Act that enables referendum on local Māori wards. The Act ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Will Not Be Attending Waitangi On Iwi Advice

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 1:46 pm | The Maori Party

Te Pāti Māori Co-leaders Debbie Ngarewa-Packer and Rawiri Waititi have today announced that they will be taking a cautious approach and will not be travelling to the Bay of Islands to commemorate Waitangi Day this year. The party has cancelled its plans ... More >>

Māori Party Welcome Resignation Of Grainne Moss

Friday, 22 January 2021, 10:34 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is welcoming the resignation of Oranga Tamariki chief executive Grainne Moss after sustained pressure from leading figures within the Māori Party. This resignation is the result of the continued strong pressure of the Māori Party ... More >>

The 16 Of Waikeria Have Surrendered

Sunday, 3 January 2021, 12:58 pm | The Maori Party

At approximately midday today, the 16 of Waikeria surrendered, escorted out by Rawiri Waititi, MP for Waiariki and Co-Leader of the Māori Party. “As previously expressed, I have had constant contact with the whānau involved in this protest and they were ... More >>

Māori Party Calls For Minister Of Corrections To Step In To Resolve Waikeria Situation Immediately

Friday, 1 January 2021, 8:27 am | The Maori Party

MP for Waiariki and Co-Leader for the Māori Party, Rawiri Waititi is calling for the Minister of Corrections to step in to resolve the issue at Waikeria prison immediately. “The Minister for Corrections championed the same issue in 2015 when he visited ... More >>

Te Paati Māori Welcome Ihumātao Agreement

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 2:34 pm | The Maori Party

Te Paati Māori Co-leader Rawiri Waititi is welcoming the Government’s announcement that the Ihumātao land is to be purchased from Fletchers and a Rōpū Whakahaere, with a mana whenua majority, established to determine how the land is protected and ... More >>

Oranga Tamariki Boss Must Be Sacked

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 8:22 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co Leader Debbie Ngarewa Packer says the country’s most senior Māori Minister Kelvin Davis must sack Oranga Tamariki Boss Grainne Moss following the shock resignation of her most senior Māori appointment Hoani Lambert. Lambert, handpicked ... More >>

Māori Party Says Grainne Moss Must Go Now

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 5:59 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co Leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer says the country’s most senior Māori Minister Kelvin Davis must sack Oranga Tamariki Boss Grainne Moss immediately, following the shock resignation of her most senior Māori appointment Hoani Lambert. Lambert, ... More >>

Te Pāti Māori Walk Out Of The House After Being Denied The Right To Speak

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 2:54 pm | The Maori Party

Te Pāti Māori Co-leaders Debbie Ngarewa-Packer and Rawiri Waititi have walked out of the House after being denied the right to speak as Co-leaders in the Address in Reply debate. “We were shocked and deeply disturbed to learn that we would not ... More >>

Māori Party Call On Government To Ban Seabed Mining In Aotearoa

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 2:20 pm | The Maori Party

With the Supreme Court hearings wrapping up, Māori Party Co-leader and incoming MP Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is calling on the Government to put in place a nationwide ban on seabed mining permits within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). “For the ... More >>

Māori Party Requests Recount In Two Electorates Claiming Discrimination

Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 12:48 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party will seek recounts in two electorates – Tamaki Makaurau and Te Tai Haurauru - to highlight the discriminatory and bias nature of the election process towards Māori. Māori Party President Che Wilson said the party had no dispute with ... More >>

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer Thrilled To Be Entering Parliament After Special Vote Results

Friday, 6 November 2020, 3:13 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is excited to be entering Parliament as a List MP after special vote results confirmed Rawiri Waititi’s win in Waiāriki and a significant increase in the party vote for the Māori Party. “I am shocked ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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