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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