LITTLE KNOWS LITTLE ABOUT KAUPAPA MAORI

LITTLE KNOWS LITTLE ABOUT KAUPAPA MAORI

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira Meinga meinga – in a classic case of 21st century colonialism, Labour leader Andrew Little became a self-acclaimed expert on “kaupapa Maori” and got roundly chopped down by every Maori in the country except his “loyal Maori caucus MPs”. For everyone’s information, Andrew Little doesn’t understand Maori, he can’t speak Maori […]

Just Waiting for the Phone Call

Just Waiting for the Phone Call

MANA Tai Tokerau Campaign Team Should Hone win his seat in Tai Tokerau and take a List MP with him into Parliament- MANA will be a useful ally in the formation of a coalition government.  Just Waiting for the Phone Call. The MANA Movement & Māori Party kawenata agreement to not stand against each other […]

English using narcotics paranoia to justify not employing Kiwi’s

English using narcotics paranoia to justify not employing Kiwi’s

 Joe  Trinder Recently Prime minister Bill English claimed Kiwi’s are failing drug tests on mass when seeking employment so lets look at the numbers. Unemployment is currently 5.2% of the population that is approximate 100,000 Kiwi’s. Last year  69,000 people migrated to New Zealand the highest immigration in the history of New Zealand,  the majority […]

MANA and Māori Party KAWENATA

MANA and Māori Party KAWENATA

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira “Been a long time coming, but it’s what the people have been calling for” said Lisa McNab, MANA President about the agreement that will see MANA and the Maori Party carry a strong mandate to win all seven Maori seats. “Standing against one another only lets the party that stole our […]

RUNNING THE COUNTRY MEANS NOT RUNNING AWAY

RUNNING THE COUNTRY MEANS NOT RUNNING AWAY

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira The Prime Minister should always attend Treaty commemorations at Waitangi, and just like in 1840, that means accepting the good with the bad” said MANA Leader Hone Harawira. “The Treaty of Waitangi is called that for the simple reason that it was signed at Waitangi, on the 6th of February 1840” […]

Te Tii Marae – A Personal Opinion

We should all be concerned that the raruraru over our national day gets worse every year.  As a Maori I share that concern even though I’m from another rohe. The most sensible thing I heard during this year’s media circus at the Lower Marae was Gareth Morgan:  “It’s their marae so they can do what […]

Responses to Niki’s plight mean, misinformed, racist

  Some of the responses to the plight of Niki Rauti, who is threatened with eviction from her state home in Glen Innes, in the New Zealand Herald and elsewhere have been mean-spirited, misinformed, and have at times made assumptions that are downright racist. People have pointed out that she has been offered five other […]

Key saw the writing on the wall

Key saw the writing on the wall

Since John Key’s sudden and surprising resignation from politics last month it is almost surprising just how quickly he has become yesterday’s man. The uncritical mainstream media has shown no more tendency to question or analyse his motives than it did when he was in power. It has been claimed that he left when he […]

Those Election-Year Hikoi …

On 25th January the country will again see an event that has come to mark the start of New Zealand’s political year – the commemoration of the birthday of Tahupotiki Wiremu Ratana. Ratana was a prophet, a healer and a politician, and those three strands all permeate the church and the movement he founded back […]

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