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Māori Party Calling On Govt To Ensure RMA Changes Don’t Undermine Māori Rights Or The Environment

Monday, 4 May 2020, 7:15 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is concerned by the Government’s new proposed RMA changes that would fast-track “shovel-ready” projects, and is calling on them to work with Māori to find projects that will create ... More >>

Māori Party Calls On Government To Address Teachers’ Concerns With New Education Rules

Friday, 17 April 2020, 6:50 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer is calling on the Government to meet with representatives of teachers and principals and address their concerns about the Government’s newly announced rules for Level 3 that would ... More >>

New Maori Party Co-leaders of the Maori Party Announced

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 12:06 pm | The Maori Party

The Maori Party National Executive confirmed Ngarewa-Packer - standing in the Te Tai Hauauru electorate and Tamihere in Tamaki Makaurau – following today’s Special General Meeting. More >>

Maori Party Pou Support New Leadership Team

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 12:03 pm | The Maori Party

Maori Party founders Dame Tariana Turia and Dr Sir Pita Sharples are excited by the John Tamihere- Debbie Ngarewa-Packer leadership team. More >>

Māori Party Welcome Seabed Mining Decision And Push For Nationwide Ban

Friday, 3 April 2020, 4:36 pm | The Maori Party

During the challenges associated with lockdown, the Māori Party are congratulating Ngāti Ruanui and South Taranaki on the decision of the Court of Appeal, announced today, to stop Trans-Tasman Resources plans for risky seabed mining off the South ... More >>

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 >>