Tuesday November 21, 2017   Last updated 09:48AM
max
°
min
°

On Air Now | Radio Waatea

07:00am - 10:00am
Maori Party feels targeted

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox wants a clean election campaign - but she fears her party could be a target for the opposition.

She says Labour, New Zealand First and the Greens want to knock National off its perch but they know that's a hard task.

That's why they will go for the support parties.

"If you have a look at the Maori Party with their two votes, people go 'we can destroy them' and that's exactly what (New Zealand First deputy leader) Ron Mark said in the house, we're out to destroy the Maori party, that's our number one goal at the election, Labour are doing the same thing and so I have already heard the rumours flying round and it is going to get rough and it is going to get dirty and I'm not interested in any of it," Ms Fox says.

She will campaign on the message that Maori need to vote strategically to give kaupapa Maori parties the balance of power.

FULL INTERVIEW: MARAMA FOX

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

TWWoA RadioWeb 300x150-Waatea
Rheumatic Fever
E-Tangata-191117
Waatea TV
 
Irirangi Waatea Kaiwhakahaere Bernie O'Donnell, Te Ati Awa
Kelvin Davis Labour Deputy Leader
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Hayley Bell Te Taitoa Maori o Te Awahou Trust Chair
Nieuwe Stroom, is set to open its doors on Saturday 18 November 2017. Translating to mean 'The New Stream' in both Maori and Dutch, Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom originated from the aspirations of two Trusts representing local Iwi and the national Dutch community. Later, Horowhenua District Council purchased the building and joined in partnership with the Trusts.
Green Party MP Marama Davidson
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Moana Jackson Lawyer
Moana Jackson spoke on Maori incarceration and prison abolition in his talk "Why did Maori never have prisons?" on the 16th of November 2017 at an event hosted by JustSpeak, a youth community organisation working to change the criminal justice system in New Zealand.
Wairangi Koopu Ex Pro Rugby League Player
New Zealand is out of the Rugby League World Cup after 4-2 loss to Fiji
Marewa Glover Director Auckland Tobacco Control Research Centre
New figures from the Ministry of Health show dramatic falls in both Maori males and young people in the last year.
1 Roihana Nuri | Nga take nui o te wa
Matua ra ko nga take whare
2 Lynda Te Aho | Te huihuinga roia Maori 2017
He hui a tau teenei a te hunga roia Maori 2017. Kei a Lynda Te Aho te whaanuitanga o ngaa whakamaarama
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
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.
Based on media reporting of League violence, we don't like Pacific Islanders much do we?
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: Since when did we dislike Pacific Islanders so much? I don't know about you, but this weird myopic media focus on Pacific Island 'violence' after the League games currently playing up and down the country seems bewilderingly racist and vicious doesn't it?
0
TMP2
p waateap listenp podcastp rssp facebookp twittercontactus

Submit


Glossary

Subscribe

To receive regular updates from Waatea News.