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Vote for the Māori Party on its Merits

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:54:22 +1200 | The Maori Party

Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell wants Māori on the Māori roll to support the Māori Party based on its achievements and its co-operative approach to working with other political parties. More >>

Notice of Motion : World War One : Te Ururoa Flavell

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:46:04 +1200 | The Maori Party

If you were to attend any significant Māori hui these days, you are likely to hear waiata, songs, that connect directly to the trenches of Passchendaele and the Somme... More >>

Cliff Curtis Apolitical

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:33:49 +1200 | Cliff Curtis

While I respect my cousin Annette Sykes commitment in engaging in the political process, I do not endorse or support any political party. I respect all candidates who make the commitment to stand for political office. It requires and takes a dedication ...More >>

The New Zealand Wars: A Brief History

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:20:58 +1200 | Oratia Media

M E D I A R E L E A S E 28 July 2014 More >>

Maori King challenges Ngapuhi leader to front up

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:55:25 +1200 | David Rankin

Following his strong condemnation of the Maori King, Tuheitia yesterday, Ngapuhi kaumatua David Rankin has received a challenge this afternoon from prominent Kingitanga [King Movement] supporter Mamae Takerei.More >>

ACT Speech to Waikato Conference: Race has no place in law

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:47:15 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

David Cunliffe recently apologised to a Women’s Refuge symposium: “I don't often say it – I'm sorry for being a man … because family and sexual violence is overwhelmingly perpetrated by men.” The Prime Minister accused Cunliffe of being insincere. Maybe ...More >>

Ngāti Kahungunu Director of Environment & Natural Resources

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:16:48 +1200 | Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

Jonathan is a local boy from Maraenui, Hawke’s Bay. He has spent much of his working life outside the area and returned to Hawke’s Bay in 2008. Jonathan has a very impressive background in Resource and Fisheries Management along with experience ...More >>

Te Kupenga supports efforts of anti-violence campaigner

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:29:30 +1200 | Te Kupenga Whakaoti Mahi Patunga

Te Kupenga Whakaoti Mahi Patunga – National Network of Stopping Violence Services (Te Kupenga) wholeheartedly endorses statements made by DJ, Kickboxer and Anti-Violence Campaigner Richie Hardcore this morning on TV3’s Firstline about the role of men ...More >>

Launch of Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu Whānau Ora

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:54:32 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Launch of Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency, Ngā Hau e Whā Marae, Ōtautahi More >>

Māori Language (Te Reo Māori) Bill

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:27:59 +1200 | Select Committee Office

The aim of this Bill is to repeal the Māori Language Act 1987 and amend the Māori Television Service (Te Aratuku Whakaata Irirangi Māori) Act 2003 and other Acts to: More >>

Ngapuhi wants to overthrow Maori King

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:13:12 +1200 | David Rankin

Ngapuhi is planning a hui for the end of the year – organised by iwi leader David Rankin – in which the future of the King Movement will be discussed. More >>

Cliff Curtis’ Startling Confession in Mana Magazine

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:51:05 +1200 | Mana Magazine

The new-look Mana magazine includes a story on Hollywood star and Rotorua local, Cliff Curtis. The famously versatile actor talks about his transformation for new film The Dark Horse, and reveals secrets from his past—he never wanted the role ...More >>

Second Maori Delegation to India getting ready

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:24:42 +1200 | Hindu Council of New Zealand

Preparations for the second Maori delegation to India are underway. As part of the trip, the Maori delegation will attend the Fifth International Conference and Gathering of Elders to be held from 31st January to 5th February 2015, in Mysore, Karnataka, ...More >>

Flavell and Harawira on The Nation

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:22:29 +1200 | TV3

Lisa Owen interviews Maori Party leader Te Ururoa Flavell and Mana leader Hone Harawira Headlines: Hone Harawira says realistically his Mana Party can take three Maori seats, Te Ururoa Flavell sticks to prediction that Maori Party will win all seven. Harawira ...More >>

The Nation 26,27 July: Flavell & Harawira, Joe Hockey

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:13:30 +1200 | The Nation

On The Nation this weekend…. With the Maori seats primed to play a pivotal role this election, Torben Akel reports from the key battlegrounds and meets the top contenders. Then the Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell and Mana Party leader Hone Harawira ...More >>

Applications for Waitangi Day Fund opened

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:07:25 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Applications for the 2015 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund are now open, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson announced today. More >>

Maori Roll Electors Urged to Vote Strategically

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:29:15 +1200 | The Maori Party

Voters enrolled in the seven Maori electorates must learn to maximize their influence by voting strategically, according to the Maori Party candidate for Te Tai Tokerau, Rev Te Hira Paenga.More >>

Dame Devoy Launches Bi-lingual Guide

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:55:37 +1200 | NZ Landcare Trust

Winter sunshine greeted the launch of NZ Landcare Trust's newest publication 'Waikato River Restoration: A Bi-lingual Guide,' in Hamilton today. Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy was the guest of honour, officially launching the guide in front ...More >>

Plunket celebrates Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:21:44 +1200 | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket is proud to celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (21-27 July), with Plunket people across the country among several thousand New Zealanders taking part and increasing their kete of knowledge in te reo.More >>

Sharples: First Reading Te Reo Māori Bill (Translation)

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:13:52 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Mr Speaker, I move that the Māori Language (Te Reo Māori) Bill be now read a first time. I nominate the Māori Affairs Committee to consider the bill. More >>


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