Maori Party Expresses Sympathy to Bombing Victims
8 July 2005
Maori Party Expresses Sympathy to Bombing
The Maori Party expresses our deepest sympathies
to all who have been affected by the tragic events as they
have unwound in London this week.
Tariana Turia and Dr
Pita Sharples have sent a letter of condolence to the New
Zealand High Commission in London, and the British High
“We express our profound sympathy to the
families of all of those who were killed, injured and
affected by a tragedy of such enormous
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