“Don’t underestimate the will and the power of the people,” said Ka Pai Kaiti manager Tuta Ngarimu.
by Sophie Rishworth Gisborne Herald Nov 29th, 2017 KA Pai Kaiti trustees are elated with the news the on-licence for the TAB in Kaiti Mall has been declined. “Don’t underestimate the will and the power of the people,” said Ka Pai Kaiti manager Tuta Ngarimu. “We are so blimmin’ happy over here.” Mr Ngarimu said […]
Joe Trinder On a Radio New Zealand interview with Kim Hill, Dr Don Brash made this bizarre comment “The people that arrived before Māori were Moriori then the Māori slaughtered them“. Dr Brash is quoting his School Journal of July 1916. During world war 1 New Zealand was going through a celebration of British colonisation and the […]
Joe Trinder During the 2017 elections, the anti-Māori hate group Hobsons Pledge deployed expensive signage around the Waikato. It was election time and Hobson’s Pledge managed to afford the premium billboard on Mills Street Hamilton. Not even political parties could afford that billboard but an anti-Māori hategroup had an unlimited budget only in the Waikato. […]
He Reo o Tai Tokerau, nā Hone Harawira November 16, 2017 Whichever way you cut it, having Kelvin Davis as Acting Prime Minister is a real boost for the Tai Tokerau. Processes are already in place to take care of the mundane activities of running a government, and Kelvin won’t be given authority to do […]
THE MOVEMENT ROLLS ON Press Release: Sun 5 Nov 2017 “Let me start by congratulating Jacinda Adern. She hauled the Labour Party out of the morgue, slapped some life into them and blew away the tired old National government to become Prime Minister of a new coalition government with NZ First and the Greens. They’ve got […]
TE REO O TE TAI TOKERAU ARTICLE Thursday 2 Nov 2017, Northland Age Nā Hone Harawira Been an interesting couple of weeks … Jacinda Adern dragged the Labour Party out of the morgue, slapped some life into them, and with a youthful smile and bundles of energy blew away the old and tired National government, to become Prime […]
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By Lisa McNab ..Many New Zealanders are disgruntled that the new government does not include the largest party in Parliament – i.e. National, which won 44.4% of the vote. Some are even questioning the legitimacy of the Labour-led government. It’s worth checking out a basic but ingenious explanation of MMP coalition government from the following […]
Thursday 19 October 2017 . Hone Harawira Although Winston picked Labour, the real question in Tai Tokerau is what we might see from having a whole heap of Māori MPs in parliament from up north. Over the past 30 years, Māori communities in Tai Tokerau have been devastated by government economic mismanagement, massive long-term unemployment and […]
Congratulations to the 8,000 supporters in Tai Tokerau who voted for MANA representation in the recent elections. MANA committed to a one seat strategy in 2016 and we did well.
Congratulations to the 8,000 supporters in Tai Tokerau who voted for MANA representation in the recent elections. MANA committed to a one seat strategy in 2016 and we did well. Politics is politics. Despite working consistently over the last 3 years in our rohe and really hard in the last year, with very little putea, […]
It's not over yet. Believe in ourselves, believe in Māori. Our communities are small, we are always related through some connection. We do good things, we f up. We learn , we forgive ourselves and carry on.
Special thanks to all our kaimahi and volunteers in the recent 2014-2017 campaign. MANA Te Hiku, MANA Kaikohekohe, MANA Whangarei, MANA Rakipaewhenua, MANA Waitākere, MANA Rangatahi, MANA Tūranga, MANA Waiāriki, MANA Pōneke, MANA Newtown, MANA Pasifika, MANA Mōrehu, MANA 241 campaign, MANA National Exec, MANA Nationbuilder & MANA News Teams and Dave Curren from Ahipara. […]