• Ae Marika! 15 April 2014

      Posted on April 15, 2014 in News with one comment

      Our MANA AGM down in Rotorua on the weekend was a sold-out affair - even the media were struggling to get in! Political conferences can be very dull, but not this one. We had a great line-up of speakers including Georgina Beyer (Labour) and Willie Jackson (Mana Motuhake) who gave us some excellent insights into media and politics, Donna Awatere (Act) who linked MANA to the notable victories for Maori over the past 40 years, Gareth Morgan (Phoenix owner and cat hater) who offered a completely new view of the Treaty, and Kim Dotcom (Internet Party) who told us all...

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    • MANA to continue negotiations with the Internet Party

      Posted on April 12, 2014 in News with one comment

      The MANA AGM has decided unanimously tonight to continue negotiaitions with the Internet Party. Within a month further negotiations, further consultation with MANA branches and a final decision on whether to proceed with a relationship is expected.

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    • Media Advisory

      Posted on April 11, 2014 in Media Advisory with no comments

      There have been a few minor changes to the MANA AGM agenda. Moana Jackson is unable to attend due to family commitments. Speaking in his place on Saturday morning MANA is pleased to welcome Georgina Beyer and Willie Jackson. MANA President Annette Sykes will also give a presentation on Saturday morning.

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    • MANA – and, or, or not – DOTCOM

      MANA – and, or, or not – DOTCOM

      Posted on April 9, 2014 in Hone Harawira, Press Releases with 11 comments

      Both MANA and the Internet Party share goals in common with other parties, like getting rid of National and reining in the GCSB. There are also differences, as there are with other parties as well. MANA accepted a request to talk to the Internet Party in good faith, and those discussions are continuing, but any alliance must take into account our determination to maintain faith with our kaupapa and with our people. If after listening to the pros and cons, we choose to walk away from any arrangement with the Internet Party or any other party for that matter, then that is...

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