Harawira Court Appearance
MANA Leader and Tai Tokerau MP Hone
Harawira will be appearing at the Auckland District Court,
Albert St, Auckland, at 1pm on Thursday the 6th of December
2012 to enter a plea on the charges arising from his arrest
in Glen Innes during protests against Housing New
Zealand’s eviction of tenants and removal of state houses
from the Glen Innes
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On Gaza And Burning The Israeli Flag
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily independent voice to offer on international conflicts.
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