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Te Wero: Election 2017

Welcome to Te Wero 2017. This is a series of debates featuring the candidates looking to represent te iwi Māori in the seven electoral seats of Te Tai Tokerau, Tamaki Makaurau, Hauraki-Waikato, Te Tai Hauauru, Ikaroa-Rawhiti, Te Tai Tonga and Te Tai Tonga. We'll be bringing you an additional debate, a special focusing on the Health of Te Reo Māori. 

Brought to you by Te Whakaruruhau and Te Mangai Paho, the debates broadcast simultaneously across the iwi radio network, each Friday morning with the first debate on Friday 04 August from 10am to 12pm.

Our debates are shared between our two facilitators, Julian Wilcox and Wena Harawira.

In the first debate, we look at the Health of Te Reo Māori with Labour MP for Tamaki Makaurau Peeni Henare, Mana Movement Leader, Hone Harawira, Maori Party candidate for Tamaki Makaurau Shane Taurima and Green Party candidate for Te Tai Hauauru Jack McDonald. This programme is in te reo Māori and as well as the candidates, we hear from language advocates like Dame Irirtana Tawhiwhirangi, Cathy Dewes and Waihoroi Shortland.

Housing, Treaty Settlements and Suicide are debated and pondered over in the second debate between Te Tai Tokerau candidates, incumbent MP and newly elected Labour Deputy Leader Kelvin Davis, Mana Movement Leader Hone Harawira and Green Party candidate Godfrey Rudolph. Debate facilitator Julian Wilcox asks Kelvin Davis if he'll broker a deal with Hone Harawira, see what he has to say on Friday 11 August at 10am. 

Te Wero 2017, also brings you stories from each of the electorates, where flaxroots, community leaders speak of their aspirations for whānau, hapu and iwi. 

The third debate features the candidates for Te Tai Hauauru, it's being held at Pataka Art + Museum in Porirua and we'll bring it to you on Friday 18 August on the iwi radio network.

 This is the full schedule:

Te Reo Maori, Friday 04 August
Te Tai Tokerau Friday 11 August
Te Tai Hauauru Friday 18 August
Te Ikaroa Rawhiti Friday 25 August
Waiariki Friday Friday 01 September
Te Tai Tonga Friday 08 September
Hauraki-Waikato Friday 15 September
Tamaki Makaurau Friday 22 September

Te Wero 2017 will be broadcast to the 21 iwi radio stations via Radio Waatea from 10am to 12pm. They are supported by Te Māngai Paho, Te Whakaruruhau o Ngā Reo Irirangi Māori and the Māori Media Network.



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Te Wero 1 | Rāmere 4th Here-turi-kōkā 2017

Te Wero: Election 2017 - Part 1
Te Wero: Election 2017 - Part 2
Te Wero: Election 2017 - Part 3
Te Wero: Election 2017 - Part 4

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Te Wero 2 | Rāmere 11th Here-turi-kōkā 2017

Te Wero: Election 2017 - Part 1
Te Wero: Election 2017 - Part 2
Te Wero: Election 2017 - Part 3
Te Wero: Election 2017 - Part 4

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Te Wero 3 | Rāmere 17th Here-turi-kōkā 2017

Te Wero: Election 2017 - Part 1
Te Wero: Election 2017 - Part 2
Te Wero: Election 2017 - Part 3
Te Wero: Election 2017 - Part 4

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