ACT Pays Tribute To Parekura Horomia
ACT Pays Tribute To Parekura
Release by ACT Leader John Banks
April 29 2013
ACT Leader John Banks today said he
was shocked to learn of Parekura Horomia’s death.
62, Parekura Horomia was still a relatively young man and
while his health struggles have not been a secret, his death
has still come as a surprise,” Mr Banks said.
passing is a significant loss to Maoridom, the Labour Party
and the Parliament.
“On behalf of the ACT Party, I offer
my condolences to his whanau and friends at this time,” Mr
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