Peeni Henare selected as Labour’s Tāmaki Makaurau Candidate
Peeni Henare selected as Labour’s Tāmaki Makaurau
Labour Party President Moira Coatsworth
has announced that Peeni Henare will be Labour’s candidate
for Tāmaki Makaurau at the 2014 General Election. He was
selected from a strong field of three nominees in a members
hui at Nga Iwi School in Mangere.
“Today we have selected a very strong
candidate in this important seat.
have told us that the Tāmaki Makaurau electorate needs an
MP who understands the challenges faced by Maori whanau and
who will fight hard for the local communities. Our process
has given us an impressive candidate who is fluent in te reo
and has a strong background in public and community
services. Peeni will advocate strongly for the people of
Tāmaki Makaurau on key challenges of housing, work and
Peeni Henare said today:
“It is time to bring the seven Maori seats back home
to Labour. Lets start with taking back Tāmaki Makaurau. As
Labour candidate I will work hard for my Party and for my
people – we deserve better. Tomorrow will be better with
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