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STORY OF THE WEEK: Tariana Turia's Long Walk

STORY OF THE WEEK: Week Ending April 30th
Tariana Turia's Long Walk



Tariana Turia Resigns - Launches New Maori Political Movement

Tariana Turia Gets Out Of The Labour Waka - By-election Ahead - Radio Waatea 603am today broke the news that Tariana Turia has decided to resign from Parliament and stand in a by-election in the Te Tai Hauaru Electorate. "It is my belief that our people have through this issue realised that it is time for a Maori Political movement," she replied. "And it is something that I believe too. I am excited Willie. I have been excited listening to our people around the country." See... NEWSFLASH: Turia Launches New Political Movement. Earlier: - NEWSFLASH: Tariana Turia's Long Walk
MORE:
- Tariana Turia - Tariana Turia Anouncement; VENUE CHANGE & Tariana Turia Press Conference Called
- Radio Waatea - Tariana Turia Press Conference Radio Broadcast
- National's Richard Worth - Spot the difference?

… And The PM Closes The Stable Door - Prime Minister Helen Clark has advised the Administrator of the Government, who is acting in place of the Governor-General, to dismiss Tariana Turia from her ministerial responsibilities. See... Turia relieved of ministerial responsibilities
MORE REACTION:
- Greens - Greens: Government can't hold back the tide
- National - Don Brash on Tariana Turia

Ewan Morris: Somebody’s Been Sleeping in My Seabed! - Once upon a time there were three bears: Mama Pea, Papa Pea, and little Pepi Pea. They lived in a beautiful, spacious house in the middle of the woods. See... Ewan Morris: Goldilocks And The Four Shores. See also... Public Address 28/04/04 - Human Traffic

National's Wayne Mapp To Talk To Hikoi - Equality before the law and equal participation in Government is the only way to advance not just Maori but New Zealand as a whole, says National's Treaty and Constitutional Issues spokesman, Dr Wayne Mapp. See... Mapp to address Hikoi
MORE SEABED AND FORESHORE NEWS:
- Bill English - Playing hooky to hikoi unacceptable - English
- Ken Mair - Ken Mair On Radio in Montreal
- Gerry Brownlee - Tariana Turia should be gone already
- Gerry Brownlee - Business is right to question foreshore plan
- Richard Worth - PM tears down constitutional conventions

For much much more on the Hikoi and Tariana Turia see… Full Coverage: A Critical Day In Race Relations

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