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Was Labour really ready to govern? Give it a bit of time.
John Tamihere: These are the early days of this Government and we tend to compare previous administrations with the current administration - as we do with the leadership and playing capacity of new All Blacks squads against past ones..Read more

Where do our rates go? With the council, you never know
John Tamihere: Everywhere you look in this country you are slapped by taxes..Read more

What’s gone wrong in the West?
John Tamihere: On one hand, Westies have to be happy with the investment that has gone into New Lynn and Westgate..Read more

What went wrong at Fletcher
John Tamihere: It is extraordinarily important that when a major Kiwi company with the name of Fletcher runs into financial difficulties, we all take notice..Read more

National's Political Beauty Parade
John Tamihere: If you haven’t already heard, the National Party is holding a leadership lottery. Much like the TV programme Married at First Sight, it features five possible grooms, or groom-esses - which is only right given the fact that this is the age of equality and equity..Read more

Brash’s mokopuna will be defined by their Maoritanga
John Tamihere: I got to thinking about Waitangi Day, biculturalism and our national day when I dropped my youngest son - who is travelling to the UK for a gap year - off at the airport..Read more

Loan sharking or legalised theft
John Tamihere: I want to address two matters of significance to our community, because whilst they may seem separate, there is a connection..Read more

Appealing decision by the judiciary
John Tamihere: For the first time in our history a Māori by the name of Joe Williams has been appointed to the bench of New Zealand’s highest court- the Court of Appeal - as its first Te Reo speaking judicial officer..Read more

Prime Minister Ardern seizes leadership on Poverty
John Tamihere: When the Labour-led government passed its Families Package Act on a Saturday afternoon the week before Christmas, it signalled a culture and direction switch for this country and a beacon of light for thousands of New Zealanders..Read more

Big Win for Kiwis in Australia
John Tamihere: I have written previously on values, ethics and direction of this new government and Labour, New Zealand First and the Greens have been hugely aggressive in tracking a 100-day delivery on what the trio campaigned on..Read more

And the Tamihere goes to ...
John Tamihere: It’s that time of the year where people are being chosen as New Zealander of the year ....Read more

Benefits of being employed
John Tamihere: When Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones placed his proposition on the table to get people to earn their dole money, there was an eerie silence, then the expected outcry. Why?.Read more

The lore of the law
JOHN TAMIHERE: There were no winners following the acquittal of Inspector Huri Dennis and Sergeant Vaughan Perry..Read more

No justice in our league
JOHN TAMIHERE: West Auckland has been a nursery for rugby league and in fact has more rugby league clubs representing Glenora, Te Atatu, Waitemata, Blockhouse Bay, New Lynn, Bay Roskill and Pt Chevalier - than rugby..Read more

A blow to democracy
JOHN TAMIHERE : Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters and the New Zealand public has every right to find out who used private information for political purposes and benefits.Read more

Ardern Government rings in new values and cultural change
JOHN TAMIHERE: Around the world new governments’ assert their mana as a new administration in their first 100 days in office. But unlike President Trump’s first 100 days where nothing happened, the Labour-led coalition is changing the culture of government as much as its substance, very quickly and very early..Read more

Why Whānau Ora must succeed
JOHN TAMIHERE: Whānau Ora has been a Government policy since 2009 as a result of a coalition agreement signed with National and its coalition partners - The Maori Party, Act and United Future..Read more

What's in it for the West
JOHN TAMIHERE OPINION: Any way you cut the cake, 54% of New Zealanders did not vote for a National led Government. MMP is constructed to crystalise in this type of government and it’s legitmacy is constitutionally clear and transparent. This is a majority government!.Read more

Don't put the blame solely on Winston !
JOHN TAMIHERE: I can recall carrying a cardboard cutout picture of Winston Peters around the Otara Flea Market in 1999 pretending to debate him. Why? Because he wouldn’t enter into a debate with me..Read more

Marae protocol and baby bumps
John Tamihere: A couple of matters have caused some furious debate over the past 10 days and they both concern our newly elected Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern..Read more

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John Tamihere: Where do our rates go? With the council, you never know
Everywhere you look in this country you are slapped with taxes...Everyone has to pay.When you look at the City Council where does all the money go? Why is it they always want more then want to get paid more? In the old days there was a public service ethi
Waru Clark President Te Pou Herenga Waka Ama Club
Dale speaks to Waru Clark about the George Pomana Memorial Regatta that was held last Saturday.
John Tamihere Waipareira Trust CE
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Green Party Co-Leader Marama Davidson
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Graham Osborne CE E Tipu e Rea
An organisation set up to support charter schools is considering making a Treaty claim to keep the controversial model going.
Alan Livingston Waikato Regional Council Chair
Waikato Regional Council is optimistic new national fish friendly guidelines announced this week will be accompanied by Government and research institute investment in solutions to this increasingly challenging issue.
Aroha Tito Ngati Ranginui Iwi
Local iwi runanga Ngati Ranginui, the Bay of Plenty District Health Board and Toi Tangata are leading the call to action for healthy kai on marae in the Bay of Plenty.
Acting Prime Minister Kelvin Davis
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Vaughan Potter Ngati Hau Anti-Mining Group
Canadian mining company Full Metal Minerals Ltd announced over the weekend that they have acquired the two Exploration Permits (EP51985 and 60018) at Puhipuhi from Australian company Evolution Mining, subject to approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange
Was Labour really ready to govern? Give it a bit of time.
John Tamihere: These are the early days of this Government and we tend to compare previous administrations with the current administration - as we do with the leadership and playing capacity of new All Blacks squads against past ones.
Where do our rates go? With the council, you never know
John Tamihere: Everywhere you look in this country you are slapped by taxes.
What’s gone wrong in the West?
John Tamihere: On one hand, Westies have to be happy with the investment that has gone into New Lynn and Westgate.
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