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Rawiri Waititi Media Statement: Election 2020 – Waiariki Returns Home To The Māori Party

Sunday, 18 October 2020, 6:12 am | The Maori Party

In an underdog upset, the people of Waiariki have voted strategically & returned the seat to the Māori Party after an election result to Rawiri Waititi swung his way despite the odds. “The people have spoken and I am absolutely overwhelmed ... More >>

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer Statement On Te Tai Hauāuru Result

Sunday, 18 October 2020, 6:09 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is disappointed with the Te Tai Hauāuru results but is congratulating Rawiri Waititi on his likely win in Waiāriki and is celebrating the probable return of the Māori Party to Parliament. ... More >>

Poll Reveals Tamihere On Cusp Of Historic Māori Movement Election Victory

Monday, 12 October 2020, 6:04 am | The Maori Party

John Tamihere’s election campaign is on the rise and on track to return the Māori Party to parliament, a new Māori TV poll has revealed. The poll released on 11 October during the seventh and final Māori TV Maori Electoral campaign coverage has Tamihere ... More >>

Māori Voice Is Loud And Clear – Split Your Vote

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 12:44 pm | The Maori Party

Māori have sent a clear message to Labour – form a working coalition government with the Māori Party. Four of the seven Māori electorates polled to date by Māori TV support a Labour-Māori Party deal. Even in electorates where Labour has overwhelming ... More >>

$100 Million For Māori Legal Aid Service/Māori Legal Defence Service To Fight Brutal Justice System

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 12:16 pm | The Maori Party

Two years of the Criminal Justice System - two years of the Criminal Punishment System, costs more than all Treaty Settlements paid over the past 26 years. The Māori Party’s Criminal Justice policy calls for a complete overhaul of the justice system ... More >>

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: Māori Party Would Ban Conversion Therapy

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 8:30 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party will ban conversation therapy and fight for the rights of takatāpui whānau, Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer said today. “The Māori Party would ban conversion therapy and end that disgusting ... More >>

Act Of Desperation By Tamati Coffey

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 1:56 pm | The Maori Party

One week out from the general election the Labour Party Māori finally visit Tauranga Moana and Rotorua, despite being in government for three years. The Māori Party convened its full election squad at Tunohopu Marae on May 22, 2020. It is the Tunohopu ... More >>

It Is Game On In The Waiariki Electorate

Monday, 5 October 2020, 6:15 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Candidate for Waiariki, Rawiri Waititi is thrilled about the Māori Television Poll result released tonight, showing 38% of respondents say they intend to vote for the Labour candidate and 26% intend to vote for Rawiri Waititi. “Polling ... More >>

Māori Party Promises $19m To Te Matatini

Saturday, 3 October 2020, 2:04 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party candidate for Waiariki, Rawiri Waititi announced the Māori Party’s Toi Māori Policy today in Opōtiki at the launch of Vote Kapa Vote, a Kapahaka concert with a special polling booth aimed at using the power of Kapahaka to encourage Māori ... More >>

Māori Party Announces Its 25 Year Generational Mana Motuhake Programme At Waitangi

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 10:38 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-Leader said today’s Te Tiriti Policy release is a 25-year strategy that would bring about major change for Māori. “Our policies are designed by Māori for Māori to Māori,” Tamihere said. “They are not a 3 year lolly scramble. ... More >>

Poll Proves Te Tai Hauāuru Winnable For Debbie Ngarewa-Packer

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 6:19 am | The Maori Party

The Māori TV / Curia poll of the Te Tai Hauāuru electorate, released today, proves that the electorate is winnable, Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer said today. The poll, which has a sample size of 496 and a ... More >>

Whānau Build – A Housing Crisis Solved

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 6:28 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-Leader John Tamihere has announced a total solution for New Zealand Housing in an eight step programme Ensure that 50% of all Social Housing units be made available to indigenous people first. 2000 houses over the next two years built ... More >>

Māori Party Announce Māori Controlled Health Funding And Whānau Controlled Health Service Spend Card

Monday, 21 September 2020, 9:35 am | The Maori Party

A fully funded independent Māori Health Funding Authority, all Māori having their own Whānau Health Card and Māori being screened for Cancer 10 years earlier than non-Māori are all part of the Māori Party Health Policy. Māori Party Co-Leader ... More >>

Māori Party Announce Policy To Transform Education System

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 10:15 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party has today announced their education and training policy, which will transform the way tamariki Māori are educated in Aotearoa through resourcing and valuing kaupapa Māori education, overhauling the mainstream Pākehā system, ... More >>

Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori: Māori Party Announce Te Reo Māori Policy

Monday, 14 September 2020, 10:03 am | The Maori Party

In time for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, Māori Party Candidate for Waiariki, Rawiri Waititi has today announced the party’s policy for Te Reo Māori. Among a comprehensive list of undertakings, the policy sets out to ensure New Zealand’s name is changed ... More >>

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer Welcomes Greens Adopting Māori Party Agriculture Policies

Saturday, 12 September 2020, 2:47 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer has today welcomed the announcement of the Green Party’s agriculture policy, which adopts two key components of the climate action plan she announced on behalf of the Māori ... More >>

Māori Party Launches Its Mokopuna Māori Policy

Saturday, 12 September 2020, 2:23 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party candidate for Te Taitokerau, Mariameno Kapa-Kingi, has today announced the parties Mokopuna Māori Policy at an event in Whangarei. “We are at a tipping point and the time has come for us take back our rights as tangata whenua” says ... More >>

Māori Party Co-leader Announces Policy To Lift Incomes, Reduce Poverty

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 11:04 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer has today announced her party’s incomes policy, which addresses Aotearoa’s low-wage economy by lifting the minimum wage to $25 per hour and guaranteeing Māori pay equity, and ... More >>

Māori Voices Matter TVNZ

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 10:22 am | The Maori Party

John Tamihere is pleased TVNZ has come to its senses and included the Māori Party into the multi-party political leaders’ debate. The state owned broadcaster had initially left the Māori Party out of the scheduled September 9 –which has been ... More >>

Māori Party: Racism In Education, Second Pandemic In Aotearoa

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 12:23 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party candidate for Te Tai Tonga, Tākuta Ferris & Waiariki candidate, Rawiri Waititi believe institutional racism within the education system is holding this nation back. “This week has highlighted the second pandemic taking hold of ... More >>