MANA LIST CANDIDATES 2017

MANA LIST CANDIDATES 2017

Today MANA announces their four list candidates: Tuatahi: Hone Harawira, Ngāpuhi Nui Tonu, former Member of Parliament for Tai Tokerau and community; Tuarua: Lisa McNab, Te Paatu, Ngāti Kahu, President of MANA and Māori health promoter wants better health outcomes for all whānau; Tuatoru: James Papali’i, Samoan Irish is the MANA Pasifika Chairperson, a Māngere community […]

MANA are running a very effective campaign

MANA are running a very effective campaign

by Lahni Wharerau Earlier in August I was asked to write an opinion piece for the recent developments in the Te Tai Tokerau electorate. It’s a bit of a read, I felt it is an opportune time to get the discussion circulating given the brevity of the time left for us to decide who will […]

Political death by media

Political death by media

 Lisa McNab MANA President Aue, aue tenei te mihi aroha ki te rangatira Meteria Turei, mai a matou the roopu MANA…… Death by media, political death by media … how wrong is it that mainstream media, particularly the fight of the white against those who are not of their ilk is it? … … so […]

Message from the MANA President

Message from the MANA President

 Lisa McNabb MANA President Kia ora, The public commentary that has occurred this past week against Metiria Turei  has been a demonstration on how mainstream media re-direct the focus off the issue of POVERTY and into a attack on an individuals personal journey of survival for her n hers. Surely, the focus should have  been […]

ENTRENCH THE MAORI SEATS

ENTRENCH THE MAORI SEATS

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira “MANA and the Maori Party may not agree on everything but there’s one thing we do agree on” said MANA Leader Hone Harawira “and that’s to entrench the Maori seats” “Take the integrity of the Maori seats off the table and respect them for what they are – the only place […]

Ture Whenua Maori Bill Withdrawn from Parliament

Ture Whenua Maori Bill Withdrawn from Parliament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 […]

Hone Pani Tamati Waka Nene HARAWIRA

Hone Pani Tamati Waka Nene HARAWIRA

Hone Pani Tamati Waka Nene HARAWIRA HONE is a Māori Activist, and the leader of the MANA Movement. He was born in Whāngarei and attended St Stephens before going on to Auckland University where he joined Ngā Tamatoa in the early 70s. HONE stood with Ngāti Whātua at Bastion Point, led He Taua against racism […]