Mar 04, 2016
As a result of advocacy from the Māori Party, parents who raise children under the traditional practice of whāngai will be eligible for paid parental leave.
Mar 03, 2016
The flag referendum opens today and the Māori Party encourages everyone to make their views heard. Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox says, “Whatever the outcome, the tino rangatiratanga flag should fly beside it”.
Mar 02, 2016
Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox is thrilled that tangata whenua in Wairarapa will be given greater control over the Papawai and Kaikōkirikiri Trusts.
Feb 29, 2016
E te rangatira, e te reo o ngā tīpuna, e te kaiārahi o ngā uri whakatipu: takoto mai, takoto mai, takoto mai rā! Hoea rā tō waka ki Hawaiki nui, Hawaiki roa, Hawaiki pāmaomao, moe mai rā.
Feb 22, 2016
The Māori Party stands with the rest of Aotearoa today to remember those whose lives were lost in the 6.3 magnitude earthquake which struck Christchurch and surrounding areas five years ago today and to pay tribute to the resilience of whānau.
Feb 20, 2016
The Māori Party welcomes the Government’s Consultation Document on fresh water but it says the opening line on Iwi rights and interests is playing into the hands of the ignorant.
Feb 19, 2016
The Ture Whenua Māori Bill is due to be introduced into parliament early this year. The Māori Party supports the road to mana motuhake for Māori landowners.
Feb 18, 2016
Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox says, “The Māori Party supports the housing aspirations of whānau, hapū, iwi and Māori and that is why we have supported the Social Housing Reform (Transfer Mandate) Bill.”
Feb 04, 2016
The Māori Party mourns the passing of Linda Grennell, former National President of the Māori Women’s Welfare League, who lost her brave fight for life in Christchurch on Tuesday night.
Feb 04, 2016
The Māori Party is devastated by the loss of Mereiwa Broughton who passed away this week, at the age of 77. “Whaea Mere was passionate about her heritage and culture and cherished the knowledge she learnt from her elders,” says Māori Party Co-leader, Marama Fox.
Dec 08, 2015
The Māori Party welcomes the petition to Parliament calling for a national day of remembrance for the New Zealand Wars. Ōtorohanga College students gathered around 12,000 signatures in support of a New Zealand Wars Day and have travelled from Waikato to Wellington to present it.
Dec 04, 2015
Waiariki MP Te Ururoa Flavell is gearing up to compete in the IronMāori half Ironman event tomorrow. He’s looking forward to joining thousands of other participants in the two kilometre swim, 90 kilometre bike ride and 21.1 kilometre run.