Sunday February 25, 2018   Last updated 05:15AM
max
°
min
°

On Air Now | Radio Waatea

12:00am - 06:00am
Time for Maori Party to stop preaching to choir

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox says it’s time to stop preaching to the converted and reach out to a wider range of Maori.

The party held a hui over the weekend to assess its election defeat and look to the future.

Ms Fox says she, Te Ururoa Flavell and president Tukuroirangi Morgan committed to stay in their roles for the moment to provide continuity as the party rebuilds.

She says New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has shown the importance of having a wide enough support base to be able to come back from political adversity.

"It’s a movement of the people. It's about kaupapa Maori. It's about rangatiratanga. But 90 percent of our whanau don't live in that kaupapa Maori environment because they live in the mainstream society we all grew up in so we actually need to stop talking to the converted and start growing political literacy with our wider whanau," Ms Fox says.

She is also trying to set up a house building company.

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

WAATEA - Website RKR18-126 Carpentry recruitment Final-177
E-Tangata-1802018
TWWoA 300x150 Info Days
Waatea TV
Irirangi Waatea Kaiwhakahaere Bernie O'Donnell, Te Ati Awa
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters
New Zealand First is delighted to announce that Rt Hon Winston Peters was again confirmed as party Leader at this mornings caucus.
Dr Lance O'Sullivan Digital Doctor
Pioneering digital doctor Lance O'Sullivan today blasted the New Zealand health system at the international Digital Nations summit in Auckland. He said healthcare for Kiwis was poor and it was a 'shitty' system.
Ricky Houghton CE He Korowai Trust
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Dr Nick Waipara Principal Advisor of Biosecurity
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Nga Korero Pirihimana 21/02/2018
Dale speaks to Detective Sergeant Ivan Sarich
1 Te Ururoa Flavell | Nga take torangapu Maaori
I nga rangi tata nei tuu ai te hui a te roopuu toorangapu Maaori. Kei a Te Ururoa Flavell te roanga ake o ngaa whakamaarama
2 Kelvin Davis | Nga tatauranga torangapu
Kei a Kelvin Davis eetahi whakamarama mo nga tatauranga torangapu o te wa katahi ano ka puta
3 Pita Paraone | Te arotake haere i nga tatauranga torangapu o te wa
I ahua ngoikore te tautoko ki te roopuu Aotearoa Tuatahi koiraa te kitenga a Pita Paraone ki nga tatauranga torangapu o te wa
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.
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.
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.
0
TMP2
p waateap listenp podcastp rssp facebookp twittercontactus

Submit


Glossary

Subscribe

To receive regular updates from Waatea News.