Gareth Morgan has shown his support for Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell's stance on te reo Māori in Parliament.
A 'March of Hope’ for homelessness in Manurewa will proceed, after a second person died on the streets of Auckland. Shane Taurima, the Māori Party candidate for Tāmaki Makaurau and also an organiser of the march, says the aim is to ‘to raise awareness of this crisis which isn't evident only in Auckland but across the whole country.’
Māori Party candidate Shane Taurima has challenged NZ District Councils to give Māori stronger positions at local government level given their growing influence in key sectors.
The Labour Party promises to help kick cancer through an $8 billion investment into health if elected, with a National Cancer Agency, world-class cancer care and equal standards of care for all Kiwis no matter where they live. So what does this mean for Māori given their higher incidence and mortality rate when it comes to The Big C?
The Opportunities Party leader, Gareth Morgan, proposes to give youth free money- no strings attached- by giving youth aged 18- 23 an unconditional basic income (UBI) of $200 a week to help support them in their journey to adulthood.
NZ First Leader Winston Peters is pushing to have the Māori seats eliminated and claims the majority of Māori have reverted to the General roll.
Mana Party leader Hone Harawira says Labour is favouring New Zealand First over Māori when it comes to the Māori seats, but Labour Leader Andrew Little says the Māori seats are safe.
The Māori Party is urging Māori not to vote for New Zealand First, their reaction to Winston Peters latest bid to abolish the Māori seats.
Northland MP and NZ First leader in his speech at this year's annual conference to his party's members says "Māori don't need the Māori seats".
Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei admits she lied to receive a welfare benefit more than 20-years ago. She dropped the bomb today during the party’s announcement for welfare reforms.
An ambitious Bay of Plenty economic development plan has established its next areas of focus. The Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Action Plan has already seen investment in the Opotiki sea farm and harbour development, increased Māori knowledge of direct-use geothermal power and unused land turned to kiwifruit orchards.