Delamere recommends primaries for Māori seats

E karanga ana te mema pāremata o-mua, a Tuariki Delamere ki Te Kaunihera Māori o Aotearoa ki te hanga pūnaha kōwhiringa e rite ana ki te pūnaha kōwhiringa taumātakitahi i Amerika. Hei tā Delamere kōrero, he ara whakakotahi pea i ngā mema pāremata nō ngā rohe pōti Māori i roto i te whare pāremata.

Kaore he whakaaturanga i tua atu i te rēhi ki te Whare Mā. Engari mō Tuariki Delamere, ahakoa ngā āhuatanga rerekē e kitea ana, he rongoa tōrangapū kei roto mō te Maori.

“It’s time for the Maori council to step up and be relevant organise this thing for us, make it happen. If we can pull it off Maori will be the natural defacto partner in government, the minor party.”

E ai ki a Delamere, me kōwhiri te Pāti Māori, Mana hoki i te kaitono kotahi ki ia tūru Māori, pērā ki ngā Democrats me ngā Republicans i Amerika whiriwhiri i ō rātou kaitono.

“Right now all those MP's those Maori MP's aren't accountable to Māori, the only two are Te Ururoa and Marama because it's a complete Māori structure. All the others choices are ultimately decided by Pākehā.”

Hei taana, ma roto mai i tenei kaupapa ka piki ake te mana ki ro whare paremata.

“It’s important that we don't negotiate with forming the government it’s just whoever has the most numbers because we end up doing the NZ First thing, playing one off against the other and that will destroy Maori because we won't agree on that either.”

E hiahia ana a Delamere kia tautokohia tēnei e te Kiingitanga, ngā Hāhi Rātana, Ringatū hoki, me te Kāhui Ariki o Tūwharetoa. 

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