GOVT TO PROVE OWNERSHIP OF FORESHORE

GOVT TO PROVE OWNERSHIP OF FORESHORE

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira “Ngati Kahu seem to be always in the news these days, what with their refusal to play ball with government’s rip-off treaty settlement process, and Chris Finlayson trying to blackmail them into getting back into line or have their mandate pulled, but their Marine and Coastal Areas settlement proposal just got […]

STOP BLAMING NGAPUHI FOR GOVERNMENT INSPIRED DEVASTATION

STOP BLAMING NGAPUHI FOR GOVERNMENT INSPIRED DEVASTATION

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira I’m getting hoha listening to people blaming Ngapuhi for settling their claim and then using it to fix the economic and social deprivation in the north. Stop blaming Ngapuhi! It was Labour’s decision to sell off state assets and privatise government services and National’s determination to continue down that track that […]

MANA OPPOSES THE TURE WHENUA MAORI BILL

MANA OPPOSES THE TURE WHENUA MAORI BILL

 MANA Leader Hone Harawira “The Ture Whenua Maori Bill is an ugly and crude attempt to cut away the remaining protections over Maori land” says MANA leader Hone Harawira “and we want it thrown out – now” “The bill will weaken the Crowns treaty obligations, and the laws safeguarding Maori land” “It will strip the […]

Ngāti Manu honours Pomare II

Ngāti Manu honours Pomare II

The descendants of Pomare ll of Ngati Manu are busy preparing to commemorate the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi by their ancestor Pomare lI who signed at Opua in the Bay of Islands on the 17th of February, 1840 at their annual Te Rā o Pomare celebrations. Karetu Marae, the bastion of Ngati Manu situated on the banks of a tributary to […]

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” […]

Fact checking Don Brash’s racism

Fact checking Don Brash’s racism

 Joe Trinder Dr Don Brash is the leader of the now entrenched Treaty hate industry forming a new gravy train organisation called “Hobson’s pledge”. Dr Don Brash recently quoted on national television  “Article three says all New Zealanders should have the same rights and privileges.” Dr Brash is not quoting the Treaty of Waitangi he […]

HOBSONS PLEDGE OR HOBSONS CHOICE

HOBSONS PLEDGE OR HOBSONS CHOICE

 Mana Leader Hone Harawira When Donald Brash talks in glowing terms about Hobson’s Pledge and his determination to take away rights guaranteed under the Treaty of Waitangi, he sounds awfully like Donald Trump offering Muslims and Mexicans and Black American’s his version of Hobson’s Choice – the White Way or the Highway. Well, good luck […]

Helen Clark’s bid opposed at United Nations

Helen Clark’s bid opposed at United Nations

 Joe Trinder Recently Tina Ngata from Gisborne flew to the United Nations in New York  to address the permanent forum for indigenous issues. Previous to Ms Ngata’s forthright speech to the United Nations she was given advice not to reveal the content of her speech in case her speaking rights were sabotaged. The speech ruffled a […]

Campaign to undermine Helen Clark’s bid for the United Nations.

Campaign to undermine Helen Clark’s bid for the United Nations.

 Joe Trinder A letter writing and phone call campaign to undermine Ms Helen Clark’s opportunity of becoming the next Secretary General of the United Nations has begun.  The campaign consists of everyday grass roots New Zealanders writing formal letters addressed to member states of the United Nations. Particularly countries that suffered greatly during European colonisation. […]

Why Māori voters overwhelmingly rejected the flag referendum

Why Māori voters overwhelmingly rejected the flag referendum

 Joe Trinder The seven Māori electorates had the highest rejection for flag change in the country. The most resistant electorate was Te Tai Tokerau voting 78.5% against flag change. Even former MP for Te Tai Tokerau, Hone Harawira made an appeal to the electorate for change. His anti colonial argument for change made sense and […]

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