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Posts Tagged ‘ maori party ’

NZ Land Wars day announcement reminder of push for Parihaka

Nov 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Modern day peace protesters keep up the pressure for November 5 memorial. SHAR DAVIS talks to two supporters.



NewsWire’s live coverage of the 2014 General Election

Sep 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

NewsWire’s team provides a constant stream of updates on election results and commentary.



One in five Kiwi voters cast their ballot in early polling record

Sep 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular

Most Kiwis are voting today, but the Electoral Commission early voting marketing has made a difference. More than 20% or New Zealanders who are eligible to vote had done so by yesterday. JONTY DINE reports.



Beans predict National win in coffee vote – and they’ve been right before

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Coffee beans have been used to predict the outcome of the election.



Homelessness and living costs for students dominate housing debate

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

People sleeping on the street and tertiary students struggling to pay the rent are big issues.



New generation eyeing up Maori Party leadership

Mar 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

There are questions about his mana, but Te Ururoa Flavell tells SAM DUFF it is better to be on the field scoring goals.



Funding keeps lid on Maori business mentoring scheme

Mar 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Te Taiohitoa o Te Awe wants to push into Hutt Valley with programme aimed at young people.



Long-time MPs change colours to rainbow

Aug 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Smith, Banks yes votes show it’s now time for homosexuals.



Legislation draws line, changes MP hearts

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Many in Parliament still undecided close to decision day.



Tobacco prices up 13.5% in the last quarter

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Quit group says rise will save economy $73m



Promoting tolerance – teaching Maori culture in schools

Apr 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Lisa Reweti talks to GRANT ELLEN about teaching NZ social history and te reo in Wellington schools.



Maori electorates take different shape, but will still be critical

Nov 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

The Maori electorates have taken on a different composition with the Maori Party only winning three seats. NICK GRAY and TENNESSEE MANSFORD report.



What now post-election – business as usual?

Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Opinion

Before the election, child poverty hotly-debated.



Rongotai demands action on child poverty

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Crowd raises issues at final candidates meeting.



Te Tai Tokerau’s child poverty policies revealed

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour, Maori and Mana candidates talk child health.



If it weren’t for polytechs where would we be?

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Anti-National Cuba St rally urges voters to cast an educated vote.



Maori voters call for change to extinguish poverty

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Poverty is the biggest issue in New Zealand for Maori voters in Porirua who want change. TENNESSEE MANSFORD reports.



Unions push for more worker-friendly govt

Nov 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Rangitkei meatworker picketers know that better than most.



Te Tai Tonga race heats up at Victoria University

Nov 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

An informal hui gave way to a heated and passionate debate.



Finlayson washes hands of dirty campaign tactics

Nov 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pamphlet attempts to discredit the Rongotai candidate.



St Anne’s Hall fills for electorate hopefuls

Nov 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

National and NZ First candidates drew most heckling.



Pasifika communities fear for future of their languages

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

The Bilingual Leo Pacific Coalition wants official minority status for five Pacific languages, reports KATIE McALISTER.



Petition signed by 40,000 seeks food GST removal

Aug 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Accepted by Greens, Labour, Maori & Mana parties.



Whanau ora providers announced today

Sep 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Tariana Turia will name 20 health and social groups.



Time to start ‘living’ Treaty of Waitangi

Jun 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Whitireia commemorates Ngati Toa Treaty signing.



$15 too much to ask? Minimum wage hits more Maori in pocket

Mar 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

Maori are over-represented among low-paid workers. VAUGHAN ELDER takes a look at Maori views of the minimum wage.



‘Mean-spirited’ education cuts condemned

Aug 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Community told not to back down in fight to save adult education.



What’d you do election night? I reported…

Nov 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Our students recount election night reporting experiences.



Tariana’s last election tinged by sadness

Nov 10th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Tariana Turia during her final election moments – PICTURES



Small parties flex their political muscles

Nov 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Fringe parties claim their ideas adopted by bigger cousins.



Maori MPs forgiven for missing Newtown meet

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Sickness and exhaustion cut Maori MP numbers.



Election billboard shenanigans

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

POLITICAL billboards will not be visible on Election Day – but an exception is the Pimp Your Political Billboard competition being run by foghorn.co.nz.



How Maori have gained real electoral power – and what it means

Nov 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

Four years after forming, the Maori Party could decide how our next government is formed. HINANO ANDREWS looks at its history.



Our analysis: what it would take for a change of government

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

Current polling has National sleep-walking to victory, but PAUL McBETH’s analysis shows it will be much closer than you think.



Ambushing a Fox – who just ups and leaves

Nov 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Meeting goes smoothly until Maori Party question.



Emissions law needed minor party support to scrape through

Oct 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Features

Labour needed every vote it could cobble together to get the emissions trading scheme into law. LAURA FRYKBERG and JENNY MEYER look at the minor parties’ role.



Bebo to haul in Maori, youth voters

Sep 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Social networks will be used to enrol ‘missing’ voters.