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Otago Daily Times
Peaceful day at WaitangiA waka arrives at Te Tii Marae beach. Photo / Michael Craig Waitangi Day 2016
Peaceful day at Waitangi
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 hours ago
A waka arrives at Te Tii Marae beach. Photo / Michael Craig Waitangi Day 2016 has been a day largely dominated by family, festivities and fun - a stark contrast to the past few days where political squabble has been the agenda. It was heralded in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Andrew Little spends Waitangi Day having his foot bathedWhile Prime Minister John Key was busy dodging protests on Waitangi Day, Labour
Andrew Little spends Waitangi Day having his foot bathed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
While Prime Minister John Key was busy dodging protests on Waitangi Day, Labour leader Andrew Little was having his foot gently bathed up at Waitangi. Shirleyanne Brown, of Ngati Hau health and social services, was doing the honours, joking it was... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Waitangi Day: 'We do it to honour our ancestors'Waitangi Day. Te Tii Marae beach. Photo / Michael Craig Waitangi Day 2016 has
Waitangi Day: 'We do it to honour our ancestors'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
Waitangi Day. Te Tii Marae beach. Photo / Michael Craig Waitangi Day 2016 has been a day largely dominated by family, festivities and fun - a stark contrast to the past few days where political squabble has been the agenda. It was heralded in with... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How Andrew Little is spending Waitangi DayWhile Prime Minister John Key was busy dodging protests on Waitangi Day, Labour
How Andrew Little is spending Waitangi Day
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
While Prime Minister John Key was busy dodging protests on Waitangi Day, Labour leader Andrew Little was having his foot gently bathed up at Waitangi. Shirleyanne Brown, of Ngati Hau health and social services, was doing the honours, joking it was... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Little pledges Waitangi attendanceMr Little made the pledge this morning after the Dawn Service. He criticised Mr
Little pledges Waitangi attendance
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Mr Little made the pledge this morning after the Dawn Service. He criticised Mr Key's no-show saying it was the national day and Waitangi was the place the Treaty was forged. "I think the Prime Minister should be there as the head of Government and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Little pledges to attend Waitangi each yearWaitangi Day dawn service, The Treaty Grounds. Andrew Little MP shares a joke w
Little pledges to attend Waitangi each year
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Waitangi Day dawn service, The Treaty Grounds. Andrew Little MP shares a joke with colleagues after the service. Photo / Michael Craig Labour leader Andrew Little has committed to return to Te Tii Marae and Waitangi every year if he is Prime... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Hundreds attend Waitangi dawn serviceFollowing the service those who attended watched the sun rise on the Treaty gro
Hundreds attend Waitangi dawn service
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Following the service those who attended watched the sun rise on the Treaty grounds. Photo / Regan Schoultz It drew hundreds of people for the service at the upper Marae which marked the 176th anniversary of the signing in 1840. Led by an elder,... Read more
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NZCity
Waitangi Day kicks off with dawn servicePolitics will take a back seat in the Bay of Islands as the annual commemoratio
Waitangi Day kicks off with dawn service
NZCity / Posted yesterday
Politics will take a back seat in the Bay of Islands as the annual commemorations to mark the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi shift to the upper marae. A few hundred people descended on the Treaty Grounds at Waitangi on Saturday morning for the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
PM's no-show and rain quieten dayFLAG BEARERS: While about 250 anti-TPP protesters turned up to Te Tii Marae yes
PM's no-show and rain quieten day
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
FLAG BEARERS: While about 250 anti-TPP protesters turned up to Te Tii Marae yesterday, rain and the Prime Minister's absence meant the day went without too many problems. PHOTO/MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM This year's Waitangi commemorations were initially... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
John Roughan: Waitangi event has lost manaThe hikoi from the anti-TPP protest in Auckland arrives at Te Tii Marae, Waitan
John Roughan: Waitangi event has lost mana
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The hikoi from the anti-TPP protest in Auckland arrives at Te Tii Marae, Waitangi. Photo / Michael Craig The last thing we need this morning is another lament about protests at Waitangi and this will not be one. I like the fact that our national day... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A brief history of Waitangi DayMaori warriors paddling the 117 foot waka, Nga Toki Matawhaorua in 1974. The T
A brief history of Waitangi Day
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Maori warriors paddling the 117 foot waka, Nga Toki Matawhaorua in 1974. The Treaty of Waitangi is considered New Zealand's founding document, an agreement between the Crown and Maori, the country's indigenous people. It was signed on February 6,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
PM 'lacks leadership' over Waitangi no-showLabour leader Andrew Little has accused Prime Minister John Key of a lack of le
PM 'lacks leadership' over Waitangi no-show
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Labour leader Andrew Little has accused Prime Minister John Key of a lack of leadership and says he will still visit Te Tii Marae today. This is despite the marae saying the same "no politics" rule that prompted Mr Key's withdrawal will apply to all... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Key lacking leadership, says LittleLabour leader vows to visit Te Tii Marae and may speak, depending on rules. La
Key lacking leadership, says Little
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Labour leader vows to visit Te Tii Marae and may speak, depending on rules. Labour leader Andrew Little has accused Prime Minister John Key of a lack of leadership and says he will still visit Te Tii Marae today. This is despite the marae saying... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Jon Stokes: Waitangi grandstanding wasted opportunity for MaoriThis year's Waitangi "issue" has been selected. Photo / John Stone This year's
Jon Stokes: Waitangi grandstanding wasted opportunity for Maori
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
This year's Waitangi "issue" has been selected. Photo / John Stone This year's Waitangi "issue" has been selected. It has been determined that the TPP agreement is the most pressing issue on the Maori agenda. While I disagree, probably favouring... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
March against the TPPATuesday, 2 February 2016, 4:03 pmPress Release: It's Our Future 2 February 2016
March against the TPPA
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 4:03 pmPress Release: It's Our Future 2 February 2016On Thursday 4th February, thousands of Kiwis will take action across New Zealand to register their protest against the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Labour slow to clear ground for Maori voiceMaori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell. Photo / NZME. Fittingly, New Zealand'
Labour slow to clear ground for Maori voice
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell. Photo / NZME. Fittingly, New Zealand's political year always begins with formalities on marae, first at Ratana, then at Waitangi. The precedence given to Ratana seems especially appropriate now because Maori... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Silver Fern flag gets MPs' backing41 per cent will vote to change our national flag. Prime Minister John Key wan
Silver Fern flag gets MPs' backing
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
41 per cent will vote to change our national flag. Prime Minister John Key wants a new flag, and said he would vote for the Kyle Lockwood-designed Silver Fern (Black, White and Blue). Photo / Mark Mitchell MPs are in favour of a change of national... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Key pulls trusty lexicon as leaders get in a stateIf Prime Minister John Key really does want that fourth term, the time is comin
Key pulls trusty lexicon as leaders get in a state
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
If Prime Minister John Key really does want that fourth term, the time is coming when he will have to address his own optionalities in terms of future coalition partners. Photo / Mark Mitchell One of the perils of being a third-term Prime Minister... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
PM says National will work with any party to pass RMA reform, including NZ FirstPrime Minister John Key isn't ruling out ditching concessions made to the Maori
PM says National will work with any party to pass RMA reform, including NZ First
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 10 days ago
Prime Minister John Key isn't ruling out ditching concessions made to the Maori Party over Resource Management Act reform if other parties were prepared to support the National Party's preferred approach. His comments follow a speech last night by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Maori Party hits back at Winston Peters' commentsMaori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell (left) issued a press release today tit
Maori Party hits back at Winston Peters' comments
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell (left) issued a press release today titled, "The chameleon of New Zealand politics strikes again". Photo / Stephen Parker The Maori Party has hit back at Winston Peters' comments that its deal with National on... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Winston Peters' RMA Comments Spot-onFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPro-democracy group, Democracy Action, says Winston Peters
Winston Peters' RMA Comments Spot-on
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPro-democracy group, Democracy Action, says Winston Peters’ highlighting of the National and Maori Party’s proposed Resource Management Act reform, which provides a pathway for iwi to become consenting authorities, should be a... Read more
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NZCity
Peters accused of `racial diatribe'The Maori Party has accused Winston Peters of using his state of the nation spe
Peters accused of `racial diatribe'
NZCity / Posted 11 days ago
The Maori Party has accused Winston Peters of using his state of the nation speech to deliver a "racially divisive diatribe". The NZ First leader on Tuesday said the government had been "brownmailed" by the Maori Party into making policy concessions... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The chameleon of New Zealand politics strikes againWednesday, 27 January 2016, 12:03 pmPress Release: The Maori Party MEDIA STATEM
The chameleon of New Zealand politics strikes again
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 12:03 pmPress Release: The Maori Party MEDIA STATEMENT 27 January 2015The Māori Party says voters need to wake up to the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
TPP signals perilous times ahead for Treaty rightsWednesday, 27 January 2016, 9:47 amPress Release: The Maori Party MEDIA STATEME
TPP signals perilous times ahead for Treaty rights
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 9:47 amPress Release: The Maori Party MEDIA STATEMENT 24 January 2015The Māori Party vows to hold the Government to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Long, rambling and late: Winston attacks regular foes in speechWinston Peters was more than an hour late, leading others to fill the gap. New
Long, rambling and late: Winston attacks regular foes in speech
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Winston Peters was more than an hour late, leading others to fill the gap. New Zealand First leader Winston Peters kicked off his political year with a long, rambling, and late State of the Nation address to the Orewa Rotary Club last night. Peters... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Rt Hon Winston Peters: State of the Nation SpeechOrewa Rotary Club2 Hibiscus HighwayRotary HouseSilverdale7.30 pm, Tuesday, 26th
Rt Hon Winston Peters: State of the Nation Speech
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
Orewa Rotary Club2 Hibiscus HighwayRotary HouseSilverdale7.30 pm, Tuesday, 26th January, 2016Uncertain - and Risky -TimesPresident Cullen, Ladies and GentlemenThank you for your invitation to speak to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Don't rush into TPP, US critic tells KiwisLori Wallach addresses the audience at the Anti - TPP town hall meeting. Photo
Don't rush into TPP, US critic tells Kiwis
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Lori Wallach addresses the audience at the Anti - TPP town hall meeting. Photo / Michael Craig A leading American critic of the Trans Pacific Partnership, Lori Wallach, said New Zealand should not rush into the TPP because there were not the numbers... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Winston Peters: Resource Management Act changes will take NZ down path of separatismWinston Peters focused on the reform of the RMA in his state-of-the-nation spee
Winston Peters: Resource Management Act changes will take NZ down path of separatism
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Winston Peters focused on the reform of the RMA in his state-of-the-nation speech. Photo / Stephen Parker Changes to the Resource Management Act are the result of the Maori Party "brownmailing" National and will take New Zealand down the path of... Read more
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11d
The New Zealand Herald
TPP 'great for NZ' claims John KeyGovernment says it is winning the argument and has public on side. Prime Minis
TPP 'great for NZ' claims John Key
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Government says it is winning the argument and has public on side. Prime Minister John Key went on the front foot yesterday over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, releasing an official report two weeks early in a bid to head off a renewed campaign... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Don't rush into TPP, US critics tells KiwisLori Wallach addresses the audience at the Anti - TPP town hall meeting. Photo
Don't rush into TPP, US critics tells Kiwis
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Lori Wallach addresses the audience at the Anti - TPP town hall meeting. Photo / Michael Craig A leading American critic of the Trans Pacific Partnership, Lori Wallach, said New Zealand should not rush into the TPP because there were not the numbers... Read more
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NZCity
Govt has been `brownmailed': PetersWinston Peters has accused the government of pandering to Maori interests and l
Govt has been `brownmailed': Peters
NZCity / Posted 11 days ago
Winston Peters has accused the government of pandering to Maori interests and leading New Zealand down the path of separatism. The NZ First leader used his state of the nation speech on Tuesday to berate National for its proposed changes to the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Winston Peters: Resource Management Act changes will take NZ down path of separatismWinston Peters focused on the reform of the RMA in his state-of-the-nation spee
Winston Peters: Resource Management Act changes will take NZ down path of separatism
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Winston Peters focused on the reform of the RMA in his state-of-the-nation speech. Photo / Stephen Parker Changes to the Resource Management Act are the result of the Maori Party "brownmailing" National and will take New Zealand down the path of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Fresh Water and RMA reform: a plan or a blunder?Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 11:49 amColumn: ACT New Zealand Free Thoughts – “Trea
Fresh Water and RMA reform: a plan or a blunder?
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 11:49 amColumn: ACT New Zealand Free Thoughts – “Treaty settlements should be for cash and resources. They must not involve... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Baby boomer government lets down a generationJanuary 25, 2016. 9:25amThe 12th Annual Demographia International Housing Affor
Baby boomer government lets down a generation
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
January 25, 2016. 9:25amThe 12th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey is a reminder of how little resolve the Government has applied to fixing a dysfunctional housing market.“Watching the Annual Demographia updates is a... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Unsettled start to political yearThe political year in New Zealand is marked by two significant events. First, p
Unsettled start to political year
Otago Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
The political year in New Zealand is marked by two significant events. First, politicians visit Ratana Pa, followed two weeks later by the annual visit to Waitangi on February 6. Already the signs are not looking particularly hopeful for a... Read more
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NZCity
National lead down slightly in pollNational is down two points in the first Roy Morgan political poll of the year
National lead down slightly in poll
NZCity / Posted 15 days ago
National is down two points in the first Roy Morgan political poll of the year but maintains a healthy lead over rivals as Prime Minister John Key says he wants a fourth term. National, with 47 per cent support, is still well ahead of Labour on 27.5... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
TPPA: Don’t Sign! speaking tourThursday, 21 January 2016, 9:21 amPress Release: Professor Jane Kelsey 21 Janua
TPPA: Don’t Sign! speaking tour
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
Thursday, 21 January 2016, 9:21 amPress Release: Professor Jane Kelsey 21 January 2016For immediate release: US expert Lori Wallach on “how US politics may kill the deal”Lori Wallach,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
All Black's wardrobe blunderByron Kelleher has been selling official Classic All Blacks clothing altered to
All Black's wardrobe blunder
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Byron Kelleher has been selling official Classic All Blacks clothing altered to include branding for his Haka Corner Bar. Photo / Supplied Former All Black Byron Kelleher, right, has been asked to explain the use of a New Zealand Rugby brand on... Read more

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