Result of Members' bills ballot, Thursday, 6 December 2012
The following bills were drawn from the ballot
(Protection of Children from Criminal Offending) Amendment
(Clothing Allowances for Orphans and Unsupported Children)
Amendment Bill||Tracey Martin|
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Mana Māori: Kawenata Unites Kaupapa Māori Parties
The Māori Party and Mana Party have signed a historic agreement today to unite Māori politically.
Māori Party president Tukoroirangi Morgan said the kawenata or agreement was a huge step forward for Māori in the lead up to the general elections.
"Today is an important day for the Māori nation because today is when the country's only two kaupapa Māori political parties unite to work tactically together in the best interests of our people," says Mr Morgan. More>>