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Family Party stakes claim to South Auckland

THE FAMILY PARTY

www.familyparty.org.nz

 

PRESS STATEMENT FOR RELEASE
 
Family Party stakes claim to South Auckland
Saturday 17th May, Mangere 
 

17 May 2008. The Family Party will stake its claim for the South Auckland electorates of Mangere and Manukau today at the Nga Tapuwae Community Centre in Mangere.

Today’s conference marks the end of an intense first quarter to Election year having completed two visits to nearly every single Mangere household. Today, the party will outline key policies and introducing its management team.

“We have been working incredibly hard on the ground to prove to Mangere and South Auckland voters that we are very serious about earning their vote. So today we will be explaining our strategy to local people so they can make the most of their votes this year,” says Mr Lewis.

Keynote speakers include Richard Lewis (Manukau), deputy leader Paul Adams (East Coast Bays), and Mangere Candidate Galumalemana ‘Jerry’ Filipaina. The conference will include Maori culture performances, Pacific performing artists and 2008 Pacific Music finalists, Cydel.

 

Guest speaker at the event is Investigate Magazine’s author, Ian Wishart.

 

“It’s going to be a great family day for all and we are looking forward to a strong turnout from locals who are excited about a well organised political vehicle they can truly call their own,” he added. 

 

Registrations (free) commence at 10am with the event scheduled to commence at 11am.

 

Conference Details:

Saturday 17th May 2008

10am – 3pm

Nga Tapuwae Community Centre

253 Buckland Road

Mangere East

RSVP to office@thefamilyparty.org.nz

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