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The Māori Party co-leader Rawiri Waititi says he's committed to ensuring unapologetic Maori voices are heard in Parliament and felt in every piece of legislation.
Waititi gave his maid speech… Audio
The Maori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer has pulled no punches in her maiden speech, describing early New Zealand governments as "monsters, murderers and rapists".
The party's returned to… Audio
The Māori Party's two MPs turned heads - literally - when they walked out in the first session of the new parliament.
Co-leader Rawiri Waititi raised a point of order in te reo Māori when seeking to… Audio
A week from now, the country's MPs will be sworn into Parliament, but some are less than thrilled about pledging allegiance to the Queen.
They want the oath to acknowledge te Tiriti o Waitangi, but… Audio
The final make up of the 53rd Parliament will be revealed this afternoon, when the results of the special votes are announced at 2pm.
It will be a nervous wait for some, including Māori Party MP… Audio
The Māori Party's Rawiri Waititi has his first day in parliament since his preliminary win in Waiariki; Protesters stand their ground in Opua to oppose a housing development; and the Waitangi Tribunal… Audio
The Māori Party's Rawiri Waititi - donning his cowboy hat and a giant pounamu necklace - touched down at parliament today for the first time since winning the Waiariki electorate.
He narrowly beat… Audio
The 53rd Government is going to be filled with dozens of fresh faces, following Labour's landslide election victory.
The special votes are still yet to come in, but parliament will be painted red… Audio
While Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins squared off in the leaders' debate last night, other candidates were also arguing about why they deserved voters' support this election.
Candidates for the… Audio
Funeral directors and whānau who have relentlessly opposed the ten person limit on funerals and tangi are delighted with the news up to 50 people can now attend the service.
The Health Minister David… Audio
The Eastern Bay of Plenty iwi, Te Whānau a Apanui, says it's still yet to decide whether it will shut down its roadblocks when the country goes into level 2.
There are some iwi-led roadblocks still… Audio
More iwi are planning to close their tribal borders in the fight against Covid-19, despite warnings from police doing so is illegal.
Eastern Bay of Plenty iwi Te Whānau ā Apanui announced at the… Audio
Former Labour Party candidate Rawiri Waititi says he's "seen the light" and is having another crack at Parliament - this time for the Māori Party.
Waititi was named yesterday as the party's candidate… Audio