Ture Whenua Maori Bill Withdrawn from Parliament

Ture Whenua Maori Bill Withdrawn from Parliament

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira MANA Leader Hone Harawira has backed the Maori Party’s decision to not rush the Ture Whenua Maori bill through the house under urgency. “It’s a big call” said Harawira “but it’s the right one” “Maori Party President Tukuroirangi Morgan’s description of the bill as the most important piece of legislation currently […]

No to P and No to Executions

No to P and No to Executions

  MANA President  Lisa McNab Nobody quite grabs the public attention like Hone” said MANA President Lisa McNab when asked about her party’s position regarding Hone’s comments about ‘executing Chinese drug smugglers. “Fighting the devastation caused by meth in Māori communities is something Hone has been doing since he got out of Parliament and we […]

HONE SAYS SORRY TO WINSTON

HONE SAYS SORRY TO WINSTON

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira Kia ora ra Below is a press statement I tried to post last week but nobody was interested. This morning I was on The NATION and I said that we should take the importation of “P” more seriously by introducing legislation to either (1) jail Chinese convicted of importing P or […]

LITTLE TO SUFFER BIG FOR SHAFTING MAORI

LITTLE TO SUFFER BIG FOR SHAFTING MAORI

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira “Andrew Little’s decision to shaft his Maori MPS will come back to haunt him” MANA Leader Hone Harawira told the MANA AGM in Whangarei today “and Labour will suffer because of it” “A few months ago Andrew Little said the Maori Party wasn’t a Kaupapa Maori party!” Andrew can’t speak Maori, […]

GOVT TO PROVE OWNERSHIP OF FORESHORE

GOVT TO PROVE OWNERSHIP OF FORESHORE

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira “Ngati Kahu seem to be always in the news these days, what with their refusal to play ball with government’s rip-off treaty settlement process, and Chris Finlayson trying to blackmail them into getting back into line or have their mandate pulled, but their Marine and Coastal Areas settlement proposal just got […]

Whakatōhea Pre-settlement entity failing the People

Whakatōhea Pre-settlement entity failing the People

Mr Kiwara says claimants of a leading claim before the Waitangi Tribunal (Wai 87) have sent in evidence to outlining areas of an invalid Mandate Strategy that Whakatōhea Pre-settlement entity (PSE) is now trying to implement. He says those that might have previously supported the PSE are now deserting in droves because they no longer […]

YANKEE GO HOME!

YANKEE GO HOME!

MANA Leader Hone Harawira Labour is flying in Trump supporters to tell Maori how to vote” said MANA leader Hone Harawira when told of Labour Party plans to bring in large numbers of Americans to help target voter areas where Labour is struggling to get attention. “And Labour’s Maori MPs don’t even know what’s going […]

The Ture Whenua Maori Bill – one step forward …

The Ture Whenua Maori Bill – one step forward …

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira “The kai was rubbish … but it was worthwhile meeting” said MANA Leader Hone Harawira of a briefing on the Ture Whenua Maori Bill that he and MANA land rights spokesperson Annette Sykes received from the Minister of Maori Development, Te Ururoa Flavell “but we still have major concerns about the […]

BLAMING MAORI FOR CRIME IS RACIST BULLSHIT

BLAMING MAORI FOR CRIME IS RACIST BULLSHIT

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira “Saying Maori are to blame for ending up in prisons is like saying chickens are to blame for ending up as our Christmas Dinner” said MANA Leader about the Sensible Sentencing Trusts statement that Maori criminal offending is a Maori problem. “Mr Garth McVicar is adding a twist of racism to […]

MANA CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT INQUIRY INTO ABUSE

MANA CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT INQUIRY INTO ABUSE

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira “The hypocrisy of government launching a Ministry for Vulnerable Children, while refusing to launch an inquiry into the abuse of children in state care is mindboggling” said MANA Leader Hone Harawira “Its point the bone everywhere else but the mirror …” “100,000 kids have been taken into state care since 1950, and […]

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