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Te Ururoa Flavell

Māori Party Co-leader
MP for Waiariki

Marama Fox

Māori Party Co-leader
List Seat MP

Tukoroirangi Morgan

Māori Party President

RECENT NEWS

Māori Party continues to support housing solutions

Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell announced an extra $12.6 million over four years earlier this month, bringing the total annual operating budget to $17.5 million. Launched last year, the Network provides funds for the development of new whare, housing repairs, infrastructure and papakāinga. Mr Flavell says, "The Māori Housing Network, which is a result of the government's Māori Housing Strategy launched by former Māori Party Co-leader Dame Tariana Turia, has already supported hundreds of whānau to realise their housing aspirations." Read more

$40m boost for Whānau Ora

Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox is thrilled that Whānau Ora will be able to reach an extra 2,500 whānau per year with the boost of $40m in new funding, announced in Budget 2016. "Our flagship kaupapa is making a real difference to the lives of whānau who are seen as the solution not the problem.   Read more

$5m to promote Māori voter participation

Budget 2016 provides $5 million over the next four years to increase Māori electoral participation. "This fulfils one of the commitments the Māori Party sought from the National-led Government in our 2014 Relationship Accord," says Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox. Read more

$17.8m to support Māori landowners

Landowners of Māori freehold land will benefit from two announcements in this year's Budget. Budget 2016 provides $14.2 million for the development of the Māori Land Service (MLS). Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell who is leading the Ture Whenua Māori reforms says the MLS is a critical element of the Ture Whenua Māori Bill which passed its first reading in Parliament earlier this month. Read more

$4m to commemorate New Zealand Land Wars

The Māori Party is proud to have secured new funding in Budget 2016 to support New Zealand Land Wars commemorations. Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox says the party has taken the lead from hapū, iwi and local communities who have organised their own commemorative events to recall these battles. Read more

$34.6m to support te reo Māori revival

Three funds in this year's Budget 2016 will contribute towards increasing the number of proficient Māori language speakers. Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says: "The funds come on the back of the passing of Te Ture mo te Reo Māori earlier this year, as well as a strong desire by many of our people to see the language flourish." Read more

Calling for speedy response to wiping WINZ debt

Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox received a petition today urging the Government to wipe debt incurred by people having to borrow money from WINZ to stay in emergency accommodation.   Read more

World-leading Te Awa Tupua bill passes First Reading

E rere kau mai te awa nui. Mai i te kāhui maunga ki Tangaroa. Ko au te awa. Ko te awa ko au.   Read more

An extra $9.6m for Māori and Pasifika Trades Training in Budget 2016

An extra $9.6m for Māori and Pasifika Trades Training in Budget 2016

Maori Party congratulates Dr Kim Workman

The Māori Party joins with Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa and Rangitāne to honour Dr Kim Workman who was conferred with an honorary doctorate from Victoria University today. Read more

Building on the Maori trades training legacy

  The Māori Party welcomes $9.6 million dollar investment into Māori and Pasifika Trades Training announced by the Government today. Read more

Māori Party will oppose the abolition of Kura Hourua

MEDIA RELEASE 19 May 2016   Read more