22 May 2014

Parties edging closer to deal

6:31 pm on 22 May 2014

Mana Party leader Hone Harawira says a decision on a potential alliance with the Internet Party has to be made before the end of June.

Hone Harawira.

Hone Harawira. Photo: RNZ

The parties are edging closer to an arrangement, with another meeting planned for Friday.

Mr Harawira said on Thursday had hoped to have it over and done with a week ago but some technical details still need to be worked out.

He said the Internet Party's leader could make a big difference. "That's something we've asked them to get really clear on because I don't want to be going in with Don Brash or Michael Laws or Rodney Hide."

Mr Harawira said he understands the party is close to selecting a leader.