• Hold fast to your Mana – Harawira

      Posted on September 19, 2014 in Hone Harawira, Press Releases with 3 comments

      Hone Harawira today called on the voters of Tai Tokerau to hold fast to their mana, and not be dictated to by those party leaders who have ganged together to tell them how to vote. “I call on our people to answer them in the strongest way possible, by making sure that every one of your whanau gets down to the polling booths over the next 48 hours and votes for me”, said MANA leader and Tai Tokerau MP, Hone Harawira. “The people of Tai Tokerau have had so much taken from them already, their land, their waters and their jobs”,...

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    • Media Advisory – Interview availability

      Posted on September 18, 2014 in Media Advisory with one comment

      This is to advise all media that Hone Harawira will be available in Auckland tomorrow, Friday the 19th of September from 7am to 4pm for interviews relating to his recent press releases. If you are interested in interviewing Mr Harawira on any of the releases, please contact: Skye Kimura-Paul  (027) 881 9999.

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    • Polling Booths asked to treat Maori voters with respect

      Posted on September 18, 2014 in Hone Harawira, Press Releases with 3 comments

      "Polling booths without Maori roll voting papers, Maori people not being offered assistance to vote, people getting sent from Whangarei to Wellsford to vote, Maori people getting turned away from voting because they didn’t have their ‘easy vote’ card, Maori people being treated like they don’t deserve to be in the polling booth, polling booth supervisors telling Maori voters that they can’t vote at a certain polling booth, disabled people being told they have to go somewhere else to cast a vote – and that’s just during the early day voting when less than 20% of the polling booths are...

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    • The MANA Plan for Beneficiaries and Income in Waiariki

      Posted on September 17, 2014 in Annette Sykes, Press Releases with 2 comments

      Median Personal Income for Waiariki is $21,700. Over 13,000 Maori who live in Waiariki rely upon a form of government benefit including the Unemployment Benefit, Sickness Benefit, Domestic Purpose Benefit and the Invalids Benefit. “If you’re lucky enough to have a job living in Waiariki, with 13,000 of our people on some form of benefit, chances are you‘ll only take home a little over $20k. Employment opportunities that pay well in Waiariki are few and far between and our people are in dire need of having some hope on the horizon”, said MANA Movement Candidate for Waiariki, Annette...

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