Tuesday February 09, 2016   Last updated 03:12AM
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No to TPP
WILLIE JACKSON: Trade Minister Tim Groser’s legacy - the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) - has turned into a political minefield for Labour and could signal the downfall of former leader David Shearer..Read more

The year in politics
WILLIE JACKSON: Looking back on the political year the MP who really stands out for me has to be the old campaigner Winston Peters..Read more

Maori and Labour.
WILLIE JACKSON: Now that Labour has made changes to its front bench, they must now start rebuilding the party from the traditional roots up so they will be looking at their relationship with the Ratana Church and Maori..Read more

Labour reshuffle
WILLIE JACKSON;The reshuffle this week of Labour’s front bench by leader Andrew Little will be the making or breaking of the party and a guide of just how successful they will be at the next general election..Read more

Jonah and Tikanga
WILLIE JACKSON;There’s probably not much more I can add regarding the tragic death of the first and probably only global rugby superstar Jonah Lomu..Read more

Key should apologise
WILLIE JACKSON: Prime Minister John Key showed a complete lack of judgement, and also a slight chink in his armour when he went on the offensive over the Kiwis being detained for deportation by the Australian Government on Christmas Island..Read more

All over for Len
WILLIE JACKSON: News that Labour Party MP Phil Goff will run for Auckland mayor has unfortunately all but signed Len Brown’s mayoralty death warrant..Read more

All Black veterans too good
WILLIE JACKSON: Who would have believed just a few weeks back, that one of New Zealand’s top sports journalist the NZ Herald’s Chris Rattue was calling for the dismissal of All Black great Daniel Carter from our mighty team..Read more

Victory against the Independent Maori Statutory Board
WILLIE JACKSON: I was pleased last week that my lawyers won the Appeal case that the Independent Maori Statutory Board took against me after my team had beaten them in the high court twelve months earlier..Read more

Mighty All Blacks look on target.
WILLIE JACKSON: Well , what a performance from our mighty All Blacks in their quarter final rugby world cup match against France..Read more

All Blacks on target?
WILLIE JACKSON: Tonga have proved to be the perfect test for an All Blacks side who have been struggling at the Rugby World Cup..Read more

Maori Women Leadership Support Chris Brown
WILLIE JACKSON: I was extremely proud last week when some of Maoridoms top women leaders came out in a press conference held at my Marae Nga Whare Waatea to express their support for the singer Chris Brown..Read more

Our flip flop Prime Minister.
WILLIE JACKSON:I used to call my mate John Tamihere a flip flop. If I said it was black, he’d say it was white, even after calling it black himself. If I said it was up, he’d say it was down. If I said it was Labour, he’d counter by saying it was National..Read more

New PM
WILLIE JACKSON: The budding bromance between New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and the new Australian leader Malcolm Turnbull would have had Mills & Boon writers clamouring for lovey dovey story lines..Read more

Support our Maori Boarding schools
WILLIE JACKSON: The march on Parliament by past and present students of Turakina Girls’ may have saved the school from the flunking out. But it’s now up to Maori to support these Boarding schools before they get into dire straits and ensure they are around for our grandchildren..Read more

Little needs to be careful
WILLIE JACKSON: Labour leader Andrew Little still has a way to go to show astute leadership and that he’s more than capable of running the country following the fallout over two of his Maori MPs attending a charter school function in Whangarei..Read more

Problems still ahead for Sam
WILLIE JACKSON: When Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Liga confirmed in parliament that a prison guard at the under the microscope Mt Eden jail was suspended after being caught on camera showing inmates boxing techniques, his portfolio officially became the laughing stock of the Government..Read more

Immigration is important
WILLIE JACKSON: Immigration is important and I believe we must allow more migrants into New Zealand if we are to grow as a country, both economically and culturally.Read more

TPPA - Won't go away
WILLIE JACKSON: Six months ago, most Kiwis would not have heard of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. But by the level of protest and discontent from within the community up and down Aotearoa, this issue could be another brick that brings down John Key and his National Government..Read more

Talk Treaty
WILLIE JACKSON: Whenever there is mention of the Treaty of Waitangi, Kiwis seem to be split down the middle many people still don't want to hear about the massive injustices that Maori went through..Read more

SERCO Prison debate
WILLIE JACKSON:The SERCO Prison debate has landed Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga right smack into the political punching ring..Read more

More Finnianís please.
WILLIE JACKSON: It was fabulous to hear a pakeha kid talking about how important it is to pronounce Maori in the last few days particularly given the fact that this is Maori language week..Read more

Amazing hypocrisy
WILLIE JACKSON: Labour’s housing spokesman Phil Twyford has dominated the nations political debate with the release of figures showing that despite Chinese residents making up only nine percent of the Auckland population, house buyers with Chinese surnames brought just under forty percent of the houses sold in Auckland in a three month period earlier this year..Read more

Bad move Sonny
WILLIE JACKSON: I don’t like to put the boot into someone who maybe down but I have to make an exception for Ngapuhi leader Sonny Tau, who has landed himself in hot water over a few dead birds..Read more

Congratulations to the Police
WILLIE JACKSON:Counties-Manukau Police Commander Superintendent John Timms and his boss, Police Commissioner Mike Bush should be congratulated for trying to deal with a youth issue by viewing the problem from outside the square..Read more

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Paakiwaha - Minister for Maori Development Te Ururoa Flavell
Minister for Maori Development Te Ururoa Flavell discusses with the host of Paakiwaha Willie Jackson events surrounding Waitangi, the TPPA and upcoming consultation hui for Te Ture Whenua Maori 
Paakiwaha - Ngapuhi kaumatua Dick Dargaville
Ngapuhi kaumatua discusses a number of issues including leadership in Ngapuhi, PM no show at Waitangi Day and a tense situation with Labour Party women sitting in the front of the taumata at Waitangi
Paakiwaha - Ngapuhi kuia Titewhai Harawira
Titewhai Harawira says Waitangi this year was very successful. She says despite the rain people and manuhiri were well looked after.She says there was never any concern over safety issues for the Prime Minister as Ngapuhi and the police had been working closely to ensure everyone would be safe. 
Paakiwaha - TPP opponent and protestor Sue Bradford
The TPP was signed last Thursday in Auckland. Thousands of people throughout the motu vented their frustration and anger by holding protests. One of those leading the protest in Auckland was Sue Bradford. She joins Willie Jackson with a first hand account of the day.
Paakiwaha - Professor Angus and Sonja MacFarlane
Professor Angus and Associate Professor Macfarlane on the launch of a new book Sociocultural Realities- Exploring new horizons at Ohinemutu this Thursday. The book scrutinises ethnic and cultural considerations in the hope of helping educators to employ the research in todays diverse learning contexts.
Paakiwaha - Stefan Grand Meyer
The Treaty of Waitangi will be translated into 30 languages. It is being launched as part of a project called Treaty Times Thirty. Over 90 translators will work together to translate the Maori and English versions into 30 languages and gift it later this year to the people of NZ on International Translation Day. Stefan Grand Meyer is the spokesperson for this project
Paakiwaha - Professor Angus and Sonja MacFarlane
Professor Angus and Associate Professor Macfarlane on the launch of a new book Sociocultural Realities- Exploring new horizons at Ohinemutu this Thursday. The book scrutinises ethnic and cultural considerations in the hope of helping educators to employ the research in todays diverse learning contexts.
Paakiwaha - Sports commentator Ken Laban
Ken Laban wraps up the show with sports. With so many games being played nationally and internationally Ken and Willie wrap up the show with sports talk
No to TPP
WILLIE JACKSON: Trade Minister Tim Groser’s legacy - the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) - has turned into a political minefield for Labour and could signal the downfall of former leader David Shearer.
Labour's State of the Nation reclaims Party's soul
MARTYN BRADBURY: The promise of democracy is that you can look into the face of your child and know that your child will get a better deal of life than you did. Under National that dream has increasingly become a nightmare.
Why the Government's 'Fact sheet' on how TPPA impacts Maori is ridiculous
MARTYN BRADBURY: The Government have responded to criticism that the TPPA impacts Maori Treaty rights with a 'fact' sheet.
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