Former NZ First MP Tuariki Delamere believes Winston Peters will most likely go with Labour.
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Winston Peters and his caucus are expected to make a decision today on who his party will work within a coalition government.
It's been 150-years since the Maori seats were established, now Māori political advocacy group Te Ata Tino Toa is campaigning to increase registrations on the Māori Roll with the aim of creating an eighth Māori seat.
Te Ata Tino Toa is a group leading a campaign to increase the number of Māori seats in the next New Zealand Election in 2018.
A special by-election is to take place in the Whangarei District Council after the councillor for Denby Ward, Jayne Golightly was forced to resign when it was confirmed that she was not a New Zealand citizen. Election Services have confirmed it's the first case of its kind they've had to deal with.
Three Te Arawa hapū of Ngāti Whakaue have kept their two elected trustees on the Whakarewarewa Joint Trust (WJT). Ngāti Hurunga Te Rangi, Ngāti Taeotū and Ngāti Te Kahu successfully overturned a re-election hui called at Papaiouru marae's ancestral house of Tamatekapua at Ōhinemutu.
NZ First leader Winston Peters has spoken to the family members of those lost to the Pike River Mine incident ahead of his talks with National leader Bill English and Labour leader Jacinda Ardern.
Willow Jean Prime is one of the thirteen Māori MPs entering Parliament under Labour.
Māori singer-songwriter Jose Clarke aka Earthfeather has released a politically charged song titled Legacy talking about NZ's political landscape, which coincidentally aligns with the weekend's election results.
Te Ururoa Flavell's daughter Mīriatetuara Flavell says the landslide victory by the Labour Party of all Māori seats has prompted her and her siblings to throw their weight behind the party in an effort to return to Parliament.