Media Advisory-MANA List
Monday 18 August 2014
List is now confirmed with all the candidates as below (the
numbers are the respective InternetMANA rankings).
attached PDF for candidate profiles and photos.
3 Annette Sykes
4 John Minto
7 Te Hamua
9 James Papali’i
11 Angeline Greensill
15 Makelesi Ngata
17 Tangi Tipene
21 Sitaleki Finau
23 Joe Trinder
27 Lisa Gibson
31 Roger Fowler
32 Yvonne Dainty
[Sykes, Minto rankings corrected 19/8/14]
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Gordon Campbell: On Government Arrogance
Right now, National is ramming anti-terrorism measures through Parliament. This legislation will grant the SIS the power to carry out 48 hour bouts of surveillance on anyone without a warrant, and will bestow on government the power to unilaterally revoke anyone’s passports and thus deny them the freedom to travel.
Ludicrously, the public has been given exactly one day to make submissions on these major infringements of their civil liberties. Despite Finlayson’s misleading signals on RNZ that these are only stopgaps until next year’s full review of our security laws, the measures in question will not, in fact, expire until 2018.
Why the insane rush? Good question. More>>