Ko Te Tōrangapū Māori (The Māori Party) he rōpū tōrangapū nā Tariana Turia rātou ko Pita Sharples mā i whakatūria nō te 2004, nō te wā i whakamanatia ai te Ture Takutai Moana 2004. I taua wā anō, ka puta a Tariana Turia i te Rōpū Reipa.
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The Māori Party, a political party in New Zealand, was formed on 7 July 2004. The Party is guided by eight constitutional "kaupapa", or Party objectives. Tariana Turia formed the Māori Party after resigning from the Labour Party where she had been a Cabinet Minister in the Fifth Labour-led Government. She and Pita Sharples, a high-profile academic, became co-Leaders. After the 2008 election, the Party supported the National-led government, and Turia and Sharples became ministers outside ...
Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia says trade training schemes it wants reintroduced should extend to information and communications technologies.The schemes were scrapped, along with the Department of Maori Affairs, at the end of the 1980s, Waatea News reports.Mrs Turia says that decision meant a generation of Maori missed out on training that would have given them sustainable jobs and careers.But she says teaching traditional trades like carpentry and plumbing should not be at the expense of the new areas of work.
19 August 2010
Source: Radio New Zealand
Tēnā koe, Mr Deputy Speaker. Kia ora tātou katoa, i tēnei pō. The mere fact that we have a split vote in the Māori Party might indicate that obviously there is a degree of support but also an opportunity has arisen through our vote to register some serious issues that we have raised. I cannot say that they align with Dr Norman’s too much but certainly there are some concerns, nevertheless.
The Māori Party is on record as having a range of concerns about the impact of free-trade agreements. Our major concern is the long-term prosperity of workers and businesses. We are ...
The Government's focus on young drinkers in its liquor law reforms is under fire.Eighteen and 19 years olds will no longer being able to buy alcohol at off-licences under the changes.Maori Party MP Hone Harawira says we should stop playing around with ages and focus on taking the war to the industry that is killing us.He says it's the alcohol industry that should be targeted not 18 to 20 year olds.Mr Harawira says 90 percent of the problems caused by alcohol come from those aged over 20.
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There's no reason the Maori Party can't succeed - Stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nzThere's no reason the Maori Party can't succeedStuff.co.nzOpinion: Put it to party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell the Maori Party are government lapdogs, he'll likely agree with you. It's an easy accusation for any critic to fling at any one of the three Government support parties; it's not necessarily without ...