No interest in Dotcom for Maori Party
25 March 2014
No interest in Dotcom for Maori
The Maori Party has no interest in any
discussions with Kim Dotcom or the Internet Party, says
Maori Party president Naida Glavish.
"There is no benefit
for te iwi Maori in aligning with sideline splinter
“The Maori Party is first and foremost
dedicated to benefits for te iwi Maori as an integral part
of a happy, healthy and prosperous Aotearoa.
clearly focused on that kaupapa, and as we have shown during
the last two terms of Government, we can achieve that by
being at the governance table where the decisions are made,
as evidenced by gains for Maori in health, education, jobs
and the wide-ranging benefits that are flowing from our
flagship policy of Whanau Ora," said Ms
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