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  1. Video for Henare warns against housing land grab
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    Henare warns against housing land grab

    Tāmaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare says Māori land is at risk of being stolen again after Housing Minister Nick Smith revealed that he would use the Public Works Act to free up land for housing.  This comes after Prime Minister John Key's announcement of a $1 billion housing fund to address homelessness.

  2. Video for Opposing MPs question Te Mātāwai process
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    Opposing MPs question Te Mātāwai process

    Some opposition MPs are criticising the appointment process to Te Mātāwai, the organisation responsible for revitalising the Māori language. NZ First MP Pita Paraone is calling for greater transparency in the appointments and Labour MP Peeni Henare says the process isn't clear.

  3. Video for Will the Kereru case mark the end of Raniera Sonny Tau's reign?
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    Will the Kereru case mark the end of Raniera Sonny Tau's reign?

    Tāmaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare says Raniera Sonny Tau needs to step down from all his representative roles. This comes as Mr Tau admitted to perverting the course of justice at the Invercargill District Court yesterday.

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    Canada's commitment to indigenous people an example for NZ

    Labour MP Peeni Henare says New Zealand and Australia should follow the Canadian government's lead and pay more attention to the rights of indigenous people. Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has allocated an unprecedented $8.4bil over five years to addressing the needs of first nation’s peoples.

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    Push for Govt to review Youth Benefit

    Tāmaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare says the government needs to review its youth benefit.  This follows the discovery last week that a group of homeless teenagers, have been camping in tents on West Auckland council land, for at least six months.

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    Kelvin Davis appointed new Labour Māori Affairs spokesperson

    The Labour Party Cabinet reshuffle has been announced and the axe has fallen on Nanaia Mahuta.  She has been stripped of her Māori Affairs spokesperson role which has now gone to Kelvin Davis. 

  7. Video for Māori politicians say Te Reo can't work without tikanga
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    Māori politicians say Te Reo can't work without tikanga

    Māori politicians have criticised Māori Television for wanting higher reo competence among staff.  Two receptionists will need to reapply for their positions, which now include Māori language competency.

  8. Video for Decline in fluent speakers could impact Māori Language Strategy
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    Decline in fluent speakers could impact Māori Language Strategy

    The Minister for Māori Development warns that if the number of Māori language users continues to decline he will be making key changes to the current Māori Language Strategy.

  9. Video for Should CYF responsibilities be shifted to the private sector?
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    Should CYF responsibilities be shifted to the private sector?

    Labour MP Peeni Henare says he's against any move to shift some of CYF's responsibilities to the private sector.  This comes after a damning report which found systemic problems within the service.  However, Prime Minister John Key isn't ruling out any future involvement of the private sector with CYF.

  10. Video for Labour questions, what’s the hold-up with Te Mātāwai?
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    Labour questions, what’s the hold-up with Te Mātāwai?

    Tāmaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare says it’s about time we got some results on the Mātāwai bill that has been in limbo for months.

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