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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]