Ikaroa Rawhiti candidate Na Raihania welcomes the Mana Party housing policy, saying it is an endorsement of the Maori Party aspirations and work programme already in place.
"Te Hamua Nikora has endorsed the Housing Warrant of Fitness policy which was introduced on Budget Day this year as part of our proposals to boost support for low income whanau," said Na Raihania. "This work through the Ministerial ...Read More
The Māori Party has today condemned the Employment Relations (Continuity of Labour) Amendment Bill.
"Our party has always spoken out in support of the right to be treated fairly and with dignity; and to enjoy the stability of a safe and healthy work environment - these are fundamental rights for all workers in this country. We promote the value of a living wage so that workers and their whānau can ...Read More
Dr. Pita Sharples, Maori Party Co-Leader has expressed his concern over the recent issue at Kelston Intermediate where teachers have sought Union support to object to the use of karakia in the school.
Dr Sharples said "I know that school and the community very well, and there are a lot of Maori and Pasifika whanau whose children attend Kelston Intermediate. The school's culture should reflect the community, ...Read More
The Maori Party is annoyed at the misleading information continued to be drip-fed by the Mana Party in a statement dated June 13 as well as comments broadcast on Te Karere (June 13) regarding state housing in Glen Innes.
"John Minto is way off the mark with his accusations that the leadership of the Maori Party have told the Glen Innes community to 'suck it up' or that we have refused to engage with ...Read More