MANA Tamaki send a challenge to Labour
MANA Tamaki send a challenge to
MANA Candidate for Mt Albert, Joe
Wednesday 23 July
" Labour should set the agenda and purposely
do something positively controversial once a week”, said
MANA candidate for Mt Albert, Joe Carolan.
“A good start
would be for all Labour Auckland MPs and members to join the
Justice for Palestine march this Sat the 26th of July ”,
“ If the media is going to pick on them
regardless, let it be for the right reasons”.
challenge David Shearer to meet me with his colleagues at
Aotea Square this Saturday at 2pm. MANA will be there in
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