Tuesday September 26, 2017   Last updated 20:24PM
max
°
min
°

On Air Now | Radio Waatea

08:00pm - 11:00pm
Labour Maori MPs skip list
UMA Broadcasting Ltd

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

Labour’s Maori electorate MPs won't stand on the party list.

Maori Development spokesperson Kelvin Davis says the decision by the six to ask the party for a waiver was a show of strength, unity and confidence in their ability to retain their seats.

In 2014 Labour held Hauraki Waikato, Ikaroa Rawhiti, and Te Tai Tonga, won Te Taitokerau from Mana's Hone Harawira and took back Tamaki Makaurau and Te Tai Hauauru after the retirement of the Maori Party's Sir Pita Sharples and Dame Tariana Turia respectively.

Mr Davis says that showed Maori consider Labour is the preferred political party to address Maori issues.

The stategy this election is to show how the Maori Party has failed Maori during nine years of being tethered to National’s waka.

The MPs will also campaign hard for Maori to give Labour their party vote, because a Labour-led Government will have a strong Maori voice about the cabinet table.

Labour leader Andrew Little says he is confident the Maori electorate MPs will win their seats.

 

Copyright © 2017, UMA Broadcasting Ltd: www.waateanews.com

Rheumatic Fever
2017 Te Wero
E-Tangata-240917
Waatea TV
 
Parakuihi Breakfast with Dale Husband
Green Party Member Jack McDonald
Dale talks politics with Green Party member Jack McDonald.
Stephen Keung President and CEO, North America.
Waipareira owned IT company Whanau Tahi has announced a strategic partnership with Alaskan Native-owned Arctic Information Technology, Inc. (Arctic IT) that will deliver critical technology and connected services to tribal organisations throughout North America.
Wharehoka Wano Te Kahui o Taranaki GM
Nga Toa mo Nga Manu Korero 2017: Overall winner Pei Te Hurinui Jones: Whakaue Winiata.Te Kura a-iwi o Whakatupuranga Rua Mano, Te Whanganui a Tara ki Otaki. Overall winner Korimako: Piripi Gordon, Nga Puna o Waiorea, Nga Manu Korero ki Te Waitemata. Overall winner Te Rawhiti Ihaka: Ngawairere Pihama, Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Hoani Waititi Marae, Nga Manu Korero ki Te Waitemata. Overall winner: Ta Turi Carroll: Shay Witehira, Manukura, Manawatu/Horowhenua.
Haydn Edmonds Ngatiwai Trust Board Chairman
Ngatiwai seek intervention from the next elected Government in the proposed Treaty Settlements of Hauraki Iwi.
Manurewa MP Louisa Wall
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
1 Roihana Nuri | Torangapu Maori
Torangapu Maori
2 Rangi Mclean | Te ngarotanga o te paati Maori
Te ngarotanga o te paati Maori
3 Wharehoka Wano | Ko wai nga toa i te whakataetae Manu Korero
Ko wai nga toa i te whakataetae Manu Korero
Maori voter suppression allegations demands investigation!
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: Allegations of widespread Maori voter suppression made by Massey University Political Lecturer, Veronica Tawhai require an immediate response from the Electoral Commission.
The importance of the Maori electorates this election
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: There has never been an election that was so dependent on the Maori electorates
Why every Maori should be outraged by how racist National's Bootcamps really are
MARTYN ' BOMBER' BRADBURY: You know it's election time when National starts promising harsher and more punitive law and order policy
0
TMP2
p waateap listenp podcastp rssp facebookp twittercontactus

Submit


Glossary

Subscribe

To receive regular updates from Waatea News.