Te Kāea understands the Māori Party has settled on former broadcaster Mei Reedy-Taare as their candidate for Te Tai Tonga. She will be the last of the 6 Māori seat Candidates to be announced by the Māori Party. She is also the daughter of Sir Tamati Reedy.
Emma-Jane Mihaere Kingi is running as candidate for the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party for the third time in the Te Tai Tonga electorate.
She is passionate about:
* Law Reform in medicinal cannabis
* Recreational industry
* Development of the hemp industry