Thursday, 25 October 2012
Maori Party to vote against ETS Bill
The Maori Party has confirmed that they will vote against the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading and Other Matters) Amendment Bill when it comes up for its second reading in the house.
Thursday, 3 May 2012
Iwi leaders mobilise against AFFCO
Māori Party Co-leader Dr Pita Sharples says his appeal to iwi leaders to support whānau affected by the Talleys AFFCO lockout has triggered a strong response.
Friday, 17 February 2012
"Māori Contribution to NZ Inc"
Friday, 10 February 2012
'Jobless rate of Maori and youth provide little room for joy' says Maori Party
The latest update from Statistics New Zealand’s Household Labour Force Survey gives little room for joy regarding the employment situation for Maori, and for young people says the Maori Party.
Thursday, 2 February 2012
Good start, now go further - Hon Dr. Pita Sharples and Tariana Turia
Maori Party co-leaders Dr.
Monday, 30 January 2012
No exemptions from Treaty – Maori Party
The Maori Party has described Government plans to remove Treaty protections from the sale of four SOEs as ‘selling Treaty rights to the highest bidder’.
Monday, 16 January 2012
Maori Party Welcomes launching of new Ainu Party in Japan
Co-leaders of the Maori Party, Dr Pita Sharples and Tariana Turia, have today expressed their support for the establishment of an indigenous political party in Japan.
Monday, 12 December 2011
Transformation and Poverty at the Heart of Relationship Accord
The Maori Party has signed a Relationship Accord with the National Party, to enable progress to be made in advancing Whanau Ora while at the same day placing poverty on the Government’s agenda.
Poroporoaki: Sir Henare Ngata
Haere, e te taonga o te mate haere.
Friday, 2 December 2011
Maori Party co-leader, Tariana Turia, has come out in support of the call for an inquiry into low voter turnout.
"Turnout is a huge issue in the Maori electorates" said Tariana Turia.
Thursday, 10 November 2011
Brash needs to look at the law– Maori Party
Don Brash’s opposition to te reo Maori being compulsorily available in schools shows he is leading the ACT party into oblivion, says Maori Party Co-leader Dr Pita Sharples.
Monday, 31 October 2011
Tell it straight, Hone!
Statement from Dr Pita Sharples, Co-leader of the Maori Party
“The Maori Party acts with integrity, and honours undertakings we give.
Wednesday, 10 August 2011
Maori Party supporting Pacific call on World Indigenous Day
Hon Tariana Turia and Hon Dr Pita Sharples
Maori Party Co-Leaders
Tuesday 9 August 2011
Ko taku reo taku ohooho, ko taku reo taku mapihi mauria;
My language is my awakening, my language is the window to my soul.
Speech: Estimates Debate 2011 Vote Education - Rahui Katene
The Maori Party is pleased to take a call today, to address the estimates for Vote Education – and in particular to address the advice from the report of the education and science committee regarding charters.
Tuesday, 9 August 2011
Poroporoaki: Nancy Wake - Hon Tariana Turia and Hon Dr Pita Sharples
E te mokopuna a Pourewa! Nau te mana Maori i kawe ki te pakanga o te ao; he toa koe i hoki mai i te pae o te riri; inaianei koe kua haere ki o tipuna ki tua o te arai.
Friday, 15 July 2011
Smokefree Environments (Controls and Enforcements) Amendment Bill; Third reading Rahui Katene
Mr Speaker, in one of the submissions presented to the Select Committee there was a statement attributed to Moana Jackson that had come from the National Maori Tobacco Control Strategy 2003-2007.
Smokefree Environments (Controls and Enforcement) Amendment Bill : Rahui Katene, MP for Te Tai Tonga
I rise to take a brief call on my Supplementary Order Paper in relation to my new clauses 5a, 6a and 9a to amend the Smokefree Environments (Controls and Enforcement) Amendment Bill.
Monday, 11 July 2011
ACT's advertising campaign 'not in the interests of New Zealand moving forward'
The Maori Party has described ACT's advertising campaign as deeply offensive.
Wednesday, 6 July 2011
Speech: Rahui Katene, New Zealand Security Intelligence Amendment Bill / Crimes Amendment Bill
Tena koe te whare, rau rangatira ma, tena koutou katoa.
Tuesday, 19 April 2011
Maori Party congratulates Ngai Tahu on 'Entrepreneurial Courage'
The Maori Party has, yesterday, commended Ngai Tahu Holdings in its decision to take an equity stake in Agria’s holding company.
Friday, 8 October 2010
Culture Matters : One Shoe Doesn't Fit All'
It could not be a better time to be gathering together, to share our thoughts around the concept that culture matters.
Saturday, 7 August 2010
Maori Party Candidate for Hauraki Waikato Announced
Maori Party Vice-President, Heta Hingston, has today announced the successful Maori Party candidate for the 2011 General Election is Tauhuia Bruce Mataki
'Bruce brings into the role, a distinguished career in the Defence Force, in Maori Business Development and in the agricultural sector" said Mr Hingston.
Tuesday, 1 June 2010
Greens farewell Merata Mita
The Green Party today paid tribute to the life and work of Merata Mita.
Name them Andy
The Maori Party is calling on Andy Haden to add some substance to his claim that the Crusaders have a policy to cap the number of Polynesian players in the squad at three.
Tuesday, 19 January 2010
Maori Party appalled by three strikes proposals
Proposed ‘three strikes’ legislation shows the government is hide-bound by political rhetoric on crime and punishment that has no factual basis, says the Maori Party.
Wednesday, 16 December 2009
Maori Party demands Maori reps on Polytechs
The Maori Party today submitted a Supplementary Order Paper to the Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Bill, seeking a guarantee of Maori representation on Polytech councils.
Saturday, 12 December 2009
Maori Party President congratulates Parliamentary team
The President of the Maori Party, Professor Whatarangi
Winiata, today congratulated the leaders and members of the
party’s Parliamentary caucus on their top rating in the
annual TransTasman review of MPs’ performance.
Wednesday, 2 December 2009
Statement from the Maori Party
The Maori Party has reached resolution of the process of whakahou wairua which is a process that restores the spirit of all those who have been affected by a particular action.
Sunday, 29 November 2009
Statement from the Maori Party - Whakahou Wairua
On 12th November the Maori Party leadership met in Kaitaia with party members from Te Tai Tokerau to raise concerns emerging from recent actions of Hone Harawira.
Wednesday, 25 November 2009
Maori Party - 'Our word is our bond'
The National Executive of the Maori Party has confirmed that
no meeting has been organised or authorised of the National
Council to discuss the decision of the Maori Party to
support the Emissions Trading Scheme.