Te Reo o Tai Tokerau- Simple Solutions

Te Reo o Tai Tokerau- Simple Solutions

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 […]

MANA- Evaluation 2017

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.

MANA- Evaluation 2017

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, […]

MANA – Post 2017 Elections

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.

MANA – Post 2017 Elections

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. […]

Honour Mehara’s Vote

Honour Mehara’s Vote

Honour Mehara’s Vote Mehara Tamaki died suddenly in mid September at her home in Otangarei. She was a member of several youth advocacy groups  in Tai Tokerau , a national executive representative of MANA and she  had cast her first vote in the early stages of advanced voting.  Unfortunately due to her unexpected death, her […]

MANA Māori Way Forward

MANA Māori Way Forward

Ngā mihi o te wā ki a tātou katoa i raro i te manākitanga o te Kaihanga me te rangimarie ki waenganui i a tātou. The kawenata between the MANA Movement and the Māori Party in February this year showed political maturity by signalling their willingness to put their 2011 differences aside to work together for […]

HOBSON’S LEGACY IS NOT HOBSON’S PLEDGE

HOBSON’S LEGACY IS NOT HOBSON’S PLEDGE

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira “Hobson’s Pledge is an-anti Māori hate group with a fixation on white supremacy” said MANA leader Hone Harawira “and they have NO place in Aotearoa society” “I’ve stood aside to see whether another Māori leader is up to carry this fight, but clearly not” said Harawira “so I am sending a clear […]

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 […]