Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 

Response To Marae Digipoll Survey Results

25 July 2005

Tai Tokerau Candidate
Hone Harawira
Press Release For Immediate Release

RESPONSE TO MARAE DIGIPOLL SURVEY RESULTS

Hone Harawira says the recent Marae-Digipoll Survey Results that puts him 16 percent ahead of others in the run for the Tai Tokerau seat is a positive result.

"The team has put a lot of energy into building a strong base of Party support over the past month," he says. "This is a very positive result for everyone."

"We expected a slump in support around the time the Labour Party machine kicked into gear: Dover's high profile caravan is now set up and stalking communities, he's using his office budget to get glossy tabloids sent to every house in Tai Tokerau, and he's working full time on his campaign," he goes on.

"The Maori Party will continue with its approach - we have no money, but we do have passionate members, who don't want another term of broken promises from Government.

"We are part time campaigners - which should give Labour a stronger lead," says Mr Harawira.

He says locals are so surprised at the flood of Ministerial visits to boost Dover's campaign, that the small Far North town has been dubbed "Kaitaia Little Government".

"This is the first time a lot of Far North constituents have heard of or seen the Labour Party camp since Dover won the last election," says Mr Harawira.

"The Tai Tokerau campaign will not be run on bribes, empty promises or last minute goodwill visits.

"It will remain driven by principles of Kotahitanga (unity), manaakitanga (caring for each other), whanaungatanga (building relationships), wairuatanga (binding all principles with our spirituality)," he says.

Endz

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Peters/Ardern Triumph

There are a lot of good reasons to feel joyful about this outcome. It is what so many young voters – the best hope for the country’s future – wanted.

Far more important than the implications for the Economy Gods (is the dollar up or down?) the outcome will also mean many, many vulnerable New Zealanders will have a better life over the next three years at least.

Yet the desire for change was in the majority, across the country... More>>

ALSO:

.

 
 

Submissions Summary: The People's Commission On Public Media

This Summary is a preliminary report from the People’s Commission. It brings together views and aspirations of the hundreds of people who made submissions, attended public meetings, filled out the online survey and made speeches to our Panel. More>>

Housing Plans: Protest Over Ihumatao Development

Ihumatao in Mangere, next to the airport in Auckland, holds the archaeological remains of 1000 years of food production; from when Maori first landed in the area, through to early European settler agriculture and right up until today. More>>

ALSO:

Negotiations: What Does Winston Peters Want His Legacy To Be?

A lot of people in New Zealand seem to resent Winston Peters and the power that he appears to have. “Appears” being the operative word.. More>>

ALSO:

Contains Highly Colloquial Language: Your F**king Guide To Government Formation

The following message is in no way endorsed by the Electoral Commission. They are f**king done with this election. More>>

NZ Emissions Up 50% 1990-2013: Report Confirms CLimate Change Impacting NZ

New Zealand is seeing impacts of excess greenhouse gas emissions in our climate and oceans, according to the latest national report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ about the state of the atmosphere and climate. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington.Scoop: Arrests At Blockade Of "Weapons Expo"

“We encourage people in Wellington to get down to the Westpac Stadium now for a day of awesome peace action. There will be plenty of food, music and activities to keep us sustained through the day.” More>>

ALSO:

Rorschach Restructuring: Inland Revenue Steps Back From Psychometrics

The Public Service Association will be seeing Inland Revenue in Employment Court over its intention to psychometrically test employees reapplying for their roles at the department as part of its controversial Business Transformation restructuring plan. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election