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Newsmax
$20-a-Pack Cigarettes a Reality With New Zealand's Butt-Kicking Tax30 New Zealand dollars ($20), . Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking
$20-a-Pack Cigarettes a Reality With New Zealand's Butt-Kicking Tax
Newsmax / Posted 7 hours ago
30 New Zealand dollars ($20), . Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking rates, and the tax plan was pushed by the Maori Party. Te Ururoa Flavell, the party's co-leader, said it was the right thing to do, even if cost his constituents more... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Legislation to hike the price of cigarettes passesMarama Fox (left) is proud to advance the work of the Maori Party's previous le
Legislation to hike the price of cigarettes passes
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
Marama Fox (left) is proud to advance the work of the Maori Party's previous leader, Tariana Turia. Photo / Lewis Gardner Legislation to hike the price of cigarettes to about $30 a pack by 2020 has passed - despite being condemned by New Zealand... Read more
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20h
Otago Daily Times
Cigarette prices to risepeople would not quit smoking because of the price increase, and it would likel
Cigarette prices to rise
Otago Daily Times / Posted 20 hours ago
people would not quit smoking because of the price increase, and it would likely further the blackmarket sale of tobacco. Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox, who jointly announced the tax hikes yesterday with Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam... Read more
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20h
The New Zealand Herald
Legislation to hike the price of cigarettes passesMarama Fox (left) is proud to advance the work of the Maori Party's previous le
Legislation to hike the price of cigarettes passes
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
Marama Fox (left) is proud to advance the work of the Maori Party's previous leader, Tariana Turia. Photo / Lewis Gardner Legislation to hike the price of cigarettes to about $30 a pack by 2020 has passed - despite being condemned by New Zealand... Read more
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23h
The New Zealand Herald
Our local politicians' views on the budgeteconomy. New Zealanders, and particularly provincial New Zealanders, will be v
Our local politicians' views on the budget
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
economy. New Zealanders, and particularly provincial New Zealanders, will be very pleased with this year's Budget. The Maori Party is building on its gain for whanau, whare taiwhenua and whakapapa. Unlike National and Labour, our focus is not... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Maori Party President Hails Benefits of Being “at the Table”Parliament and in the coaltiion government. It is another striking demonstratio
Maori Party President Hails Benefits of Being “at the Table”
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Parliament and in the coaltiion government. It is another striking demonstration of why our people need our own independent Maori Party to represent our interests in the government, rather powerless back benchers in a Pakeha-dominated party in... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
The more people smoke, the more they payto see an increase greater than simply 10%, which has become the status quo.''
The more people smoke, the more they pay
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
to see an increase greater than simply 10%, which has become the status quo.'' Associate Health Minister Sam Lotu-Liga and Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox announced the 10% rise for the next four years, saying raising the price of tobacco was the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
NZ to pay approximately R300 for cigarettesthe highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking
NZ to pay approximately R300 for cigarettes
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
the highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking rates, and the tax plan was pushed by the Maori Party. Te Ururoa Flavell, the party's co-leader, said it was the right thing to do, even if cost his constituents more... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Under tax plan, New Zealand residents to pay $20 for cigarettesthe highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking
Under tax plan, New Zealand residents to pay $20 for cigarettes
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted yesterday
the highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking rates, and the tax plan was pushed by the Maori Party. Te Ururoa Flavell, the party's co-leader, said it was the right thing to do, even if cost his constituents more... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Under tax plan, New Zealand residents to pay $20 for cigarettesthe highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking
Under tax plan, New Zealand residents to pay $20 for cigarettes
KIVI Boise / Posted yesterday
the highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking rates, and the tax plan was pushed by the Maori Party. Te Ururoa Flavell, the party's co-leader, said it was the right thing to do, even if cost his constituents more... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Under tax plan, New Zealand residents to pay $20 for cigarettesthe highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking
Under tax plan, New Zealand residents to pay $20 for cigarettes
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted yesterday
the highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking rates, and the tax plan was pushed by the Maori Party. Te Ururoa Flavell, the party's co-leader, said it was the right thing to do, even if cost his constituents more... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Under tax plan, New Zealand residents to pay $20 for cigarettesthe highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking
Under tax plan, New Zealand residents to pay $20 for cigarettes
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted yesterday
the highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking rates, and the tax plan was pushed by the Maori Party. Te Ururoa Flavell, the party's co-leader, said it was the right thing to do, even if cost his constituents more... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Under tax plan, New Zealand residents to pay $20 for cigarettesthe highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking
Under tax plan, New Zealand residents to pay $20 for cigarettes
KGTV San Diego / Posted yesterday
the highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking rates, and the tax plan was pushed by the Maori Party. Te Ururoa Flavell, the party's co-leader, said it was the right thing to do, even if cost his constituents more... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax planthe highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking
New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax plan
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
the highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking rates, and the tax plan was pushed by the Maori Party. Te Ururoa Flavell, the party's co-leader, said it was the right thing to do, even if cost his constituents more... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax planthe highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking
New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax plan
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
the highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking rates, and the tax plan was pushed by the Maori Party. Te Ururoa Flavell, the party's co-leader, said it was the right thing to do, even if cost his constituents more... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax planthe highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking
New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax plan
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
the highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking rates, and the tax plan was pushed by the Maori Party. Te Ururoa Flavell, the party's co-leader, said it was the right thing to do, even if cost his constituents more... Read more
16 related stories
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Daily Herald
New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax planthe highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking
New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax plan
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
the highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking rates, and the tax plan was pushed by the Maori Party. Te Ururoa Flavell, the party's co-leader, said it was the right thing to do, even if cost his constituents more... Read more
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ABC News
New Zealanders to Pay $20 for Cigarette Pack Under Tax Planthe highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking
New Zealanders to Pay $20 for Cigarette Pack Under Tax Plan
ABC News / Posted yesterday
the highest prices in the world. Indigenous Maori have relatively high smoking rates, and the tax plan was pushed by the Maori Party. Te Ururoa Flavell, the party's co-leader, said it was the right thing to do, even if cost his constituents more... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Budget 2016: Bad news for smokerspeople. That rate increases to 35% for Maori, and 22% for Pacific people. Tod
Budget 2016: Bad news for smokers
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
people. That rate increases to 35% for Maori, and 22% for Pacific people. Today's announcement was jointly made by Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox, who said she was proud to advance the work of the party's previous leader and former... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
$17.8m for Maori land reformof consultation during the process, and that the proposed changes didn't offer
$17.8m for Maori land reform
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
of consultation during the process, and that the proposed changes didn't offer enough protections to smaller partners. The Maori Party also won a $40 million funding boost for Whanau Ora to expand its offering, $4 million to provide microfinance to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tobacco tax hike announcedrate increases to 35 per cent for Maori, and 22 per cent for Pacific people. T
Tobacco tax hike announced
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
rate increases to 35 per cent for Maori, and 22 per cent for Pacific people. Today's announcement was jointly made by Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox, who said she was proud to advance the work of the party's previous leader and former... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Flavell gets $17.8m to get Maori land reform up and runningof consultation during the process, and that the proposed changes didn’t offer
Flavell gets $17.8m to get Maori land reform up and running
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
of consultation during the process, and that the proposed changes didn’t offer enough protections to smaller partners. The Maori Party also won a $40 million funding boost for Whanau Ora to expand its offering, $4 million to provide microfinance to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
$5m to promote Māori voter participationThursday, 26 May 2016, 2:28 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 26 May 2016Budget
$5m to promote Māori voter participation
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:28 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 26 May 2016Budget 2016 provides $5 million over the next four years to increase Māori electoral... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Māori Party continues to support housing solutionsThursday, 26 May 2016, 2:25 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 26 May 2016Māori P
Māori Party continues to support housing solutions
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:25 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 26 May 2016Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell announced an extra $12.6 million over... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
$34.6m to support te reo Māori revivalThursday, 26 May 2016, 2:23 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 26 May 2016Three f
$34.6m to support te reo Māori revival
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:23 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 26 May 2016Three funds in this year’s Budget 2016 will contribute towards increasing the number of proficient... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Millions for NZ land war commemorationsThe Maori Party is proud to have secured new funding in Budget 2016 to support
Millions for NZ land war commemorations
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The Maori Party is proud to have secured new funding in Budget 2016 to support New Zealand Land Wars commemorations. Maori Party Co-leader Marama Fox said the party had taken the lead from hapu, iwi and local communities who have organised their own... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
$17.8m for Maori land reformof consultation during the process, and that the proposed changes didn't offer
$17.8m for Maori land reform
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
of consultation during the process, and that the proposed changes didn't offer enough protections to smaller partners. The Maori Party also won a $40 million funding boost for Whanau Ora to expand its offering, $4 million to provide microfinance to... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
BUGDET 2016: Flavell gets $17.8m to get Maori land reform up and runningof consultation during the process, and that the proposed changes didn’t offer
BUGDET 2016: Flavell gets $17.8m to get Maori land reform up and running
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
of consultation during the process, and that the proposed changes didn’t offer enough protections to smaller partners. The Maori Party also won a $40 million funding boost for Whanau Ora to expand its offering , $4 million to provide microfinance... Read more
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2d
Otago Daily Times
Parental leave bill passes another hurdleleave to 26 weeks passed its second reading 61-60 votes tonight, after support
Parental leave bill passes another hurdle
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
leave to 26 weeks passed its second reading 61-60 votes tonight, after support from New Zealand First, the Green Party, the Maori Party and United Future. The Government last year increased paid parental leave from 14 to 16 weeks. A further lift to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Increased paid parental leave passes hurdleleave to 26 weeks passed its second reading 61-60 votes tonight, after support
Increased paid parental leave passes hurdle
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
leave to 26 weeks passed its second reading 61-60 votes tonight, after support from New Zealand First, the Green Party, the Maori Party and United Future. The Government last year increased paid parental leave from 14 to 16 weeks. A further lift to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Petition to wipe debt incurred for emergency housing handed to Anne Tolleythat the one-week grant be retrospective, to benefit people taking on debt to g
Petition to wipe debt incurred for emergency housing handed to Anne Tolley
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
that the one-week grant be retrospective, to benefit people taking on debt to get shelter in the coming winter months. Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox met the ActionStation petitioners today, and said she supported their petition. If people... Read more
2d
The New Zealand Herald
Project threatens precious heritagepetition was presented to the Government in November. The local board and loca
Project threatens precious heritage
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
petition was presented to the Government in November. The local board and local MP, Su'a William Sio, along with other Maori Party, Green and Labour politicians, support the campaign to protect Ihumatao. However just last week Dr Nick Smith,... Read more
3d
The New Zealand Herald
John Key drops in preferred Prime Minister stakes - pollat 47 per cent. If poll results were translated to seats in Parliament, it and
John Key drops in preferred Prime Minister stakes - poll
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
at 47 per cent. If poll results were translated to seats in Parliament, it and its support partners Act (0.4 per cent), the Maori Party (1 per cent) and United Future (0 per cent) would fall one seat short of the 61 needed to put together a... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Key's popularity drops in pollits support at 47%. If poll results were translated to seats in Parliament, it
Key's popularity drops in poll
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
its support at 47%. If poll results were translated to seats in Parliament, it and its support partners Act (0.4%), the Maori Party (1%) and United Future (0%) would fall one seat short of the 61 needed to put together a government. Labour fell... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
John Key drops in preferred Prime Minister stakes - pollat 47 per cent. If poll results were translated to seats in Parliament, it and
John Key drops in preferred Prime Minister stakes - poll
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
at 47 per cent. If poll results were translated to seats in Parliament, it and its support partners Act (0.4 per cent), the Maori Party (1 per cent) and United Future (0 per cent) would fall one seat short of the 61 needed to put together a... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
March for Moko beginsand Family has a huge number of social workers who do a very hard job, but we h
March for Moko begins
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
and Family has a huge number of social workers who do a very hard job, but we have to look at what we can do differently." Maori Party MP Marama Fox said stopping family violence started in the home. "Our whole nation has taken the lives of our... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
RAW DATA: Pre-dudget debate with David Seymour, Peter Dunne, Julie-Anne Genter and Marama Foxjoined now by United Future’s Peter Dunne, the Green Party’s Julie-Anne Genter,
RAW DATA: Pre-dudget debate with David Seymour, Peter Dunne, Julie-Anne Genter and Marama Fox
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 6 days ago
joined now by United Future’s Peter Dunne, the Green Party’s Julie-Anne Genter, ACT’s David Seymour and Marama Fox from the Maori Party. Winston Peters and, indeed, all the NZ First MPs declined our invitation to appear. Thank you for joining us,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
On The Nation: Pre-Budget DebateNation and our pre-budget debate with the minor parties – the Greens’ Julie-Ann
On The Nation: Pre-Budget Debate
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Nation and our pre-budget debate with the minor parties – the Greens’ Julie-Anne Genter, United Future’s Peter Dunne, the Maori Party’s Marama Fox and Act’s David Seymour. Question for all of you – who here thinks that the Auckland housing market... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
John Roughan: Has 'middle NZ' made no progress?the National Party in behind Treaty settlements, nearly eight years since John
John Roughan: Has 'middle NZ' made no progress?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
the National Party in behind Treaty settlements, nearly eight years since John Key formed an enduring partnership with the Maori Party. I have dared to think that conservative opinion has come around to accepting Maori have a distinctive place in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
When New Zealand was all about fairnessreintroduce our Affordable Healthcare Bill which failed to get past its first r
When New Zealand was all about fairness
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
reintroduce our Affordable Healthcare Bill which failed to get past its first reading in the House last year.Labour and the Maori Party supported it but National, the Greens, ACT and United Future did not.Under this bill we will give a 25 per cent... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Māori Party congratulates Dr Kim WorkmanFriday, 20 May 2016, 9:38 amPress Release: The Maori Party 19 May 2016The Māori
Māori Party congratulates Dr Kim Workman
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Friday, 20 May 2016, 9:38 amPress Release: The Maori Party 19 May 2016The Māori Party joins with Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa and Rangitāne to honour Dr Kim Workman who... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Building on the Māori trades training legacyThursday, 19 May 2016, 3:15 pmPress Release: The Maori Party MEDIA STATEMENT19
Building on the Māori trades training legacy
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Thursday, 19 May 2016, 3:15 pmPress Release: The Maori Party MEDIA STATEMENT19 May 2016The Māori Party welcomes $9.6 million dollar investment into Māori and... Read more
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8d
Scoop.co.nz
ACT welcomes cross-party support for Partnership SchoolsMay 19, 2016. 1:40pmACT, National and the Maori Party have pledged to vote down
ACT welcomes cross-party support for Partnership Schools
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
May 19, 2016. 1:40pmACT, National and the Maori Party have pledged to vote down Chris Hipkins’ Charter Schools Abolition Bill.“Labour’s mean-spirited bill sought to close down all eight partnership schools and force 900 students to go elsewhere,”... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
A Vacuum in Our History - Remembering Our Own Forgotten WarsWednesday, 18 May 2016, 3:14 pmPress Release: The Maori PartySadness that it ha
A Vacuum in Our History - Remembering Our Own Forgotten Wars
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 3:14 pmPress Release: The Maori PartySadness that it has been left to pupils of Otorohanga College to fill... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
McClay welcomes first TPP Bill reading - Rotorua Daily Poststep in New Zealand completing its domestic procedures necessary to ratify the
McClay welcomes first TPP Bill reading - Rotorua Daily Post
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
step in New Zealand completing its domestic procedures necessary to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Waiariki MP and Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell said he would continue to oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal in... Read more
11d
Otago Daily Times
Otago players up for the challenge (women's rugby sides, and Olympian champion shot-putter Valerie Adams. MPs have
Otago players up for the challenge (
Otago Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
women's rugby sides, and Olympian champion shot-putter Valerie Adams. MPs have got in on the act too. Earlier this month, Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell issued a challenge to US President Barack Obama, posting a video of the MP and his... Read more
11d
Scoop.co.nz
Poroporoaki — Te Whē PhillipsMonday, 16 May 2016, 4:14 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 16 May 2016The Māori
Poroporoaki — Te Whē Phillips
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
Monday, 16 May 2016, 4:14 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 16 May 2016The Māori Party joins Ngāi Tahu in mourning the loss of Taua Te Whē Phillips who passed away on Friday night, at home with... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Maori Party President Hails Business SuccessMonday, 16 May 2016, 9:14 amPress Release: The Maori Party 16 May 2016 FOR IMME
Maori Party President Hails Business Success
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Monday, 16 May 2016, 9:14 amPress Release: The Maori Party 16 May 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECongratulations to the four successful Maori men and women who won... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bid to bring former Rotorua man's body homehe was always on a mission. "He was just a really neat boy. He was loved by hi
Bid to bring former Rotorua man's body home
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
he was always on a mission. "He was just a really neat boy. He was loved by his family and especially his friends." Maori Party co-leader and Waiariki MP Te Ururoa Flavell said the issue of bringing bodies back to New Zealand was serious and... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
TPP passes first hurdleCommittee, after passing its first reading 62 to 59. It was opposed by Labour,
TPP passes first hurdle
Otago Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
Committee, after passing its first reading 62 to 59. It was opposed by Labour, the Green Party, New Zealand First and the Maori Party. However, Labour MP Phil Goff voted for the TPP. In January, Labour leader Andrew Little gave Mr Goff special... Read more
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