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Collective Efforts

In his recent post, Too quick to take the credit? Morgan Godfery argues that it was a “crass” move by the Māori Party to put out a statement taking credit for the $790 million hardship package included in this years Budget. 944 more words

NZ Party Politics

John Campbell gone, a tragedy, travesty or a wake up call?

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,
Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,
Silence the pianos and with muffled drum
Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come. 692 more words


Budget 2015: Whānau, Whenua, Whare

Budget 2015 saw the Māori Party secure around $1billion in funding for Māori initiatives. In particular, the party spearheaded the hardship package of $790 million to tackle poverty in  Aotearoa. 552 more words


Six month report card (October 2014-April 2015): The Government

When National came back to Parliament riding an all time high in October 2014, it must have seemed like it as a party could do no wrong. 608 more words

New Zealand National Party

Maori Party Co – Leader Marama Fox denied a supportive voice for Aboriginal removal in remote areas of Western Australia

The denied motion before the House

Gerry Brownlee the third most senior ranked minister in John Keys New Zealand Government has temporarily denied co-leader of the Maori Party, Marama Fox, the leave to move a motion to condemn the actions of the Western Australian Government and indirectly the Australian Federal Government for removal of remote Aboriginal communities. 330 more words


What makes a good local MP?

Trusty, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind . . .

These are the character traits a Scout or Guide is supposed to demonstrate. They are also essential character traits for a good MP. 302 more words