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Tirikātene welcomes opponent for Te Tai Tonga seat

Labour MP Rino Tirikātene welcomes the Māori party candidate, Tākuta Ferris, in the race for the Te Tai Tonga seat at this years general election. Tirikātene has held the seat for the past 9 years, after toppling the Māori Party’s Rāhui Katene in 2011.

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Māori Party announce Te Tai Tonga candidate

The Māori Party have announced Māori academic, Tākuta (Doc) Ferris as their candidate to run for the Te Tai Tonga seat. Mr Ferris spoke to Tahu News this weekend about why he’s running and the challenge ahead to beat the incumbent, Labours Rino Tirikātene.

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The Māori Party – what went wrong?

A lasting image from the 2017 general election was Te Ururoa Flavell’s open tears and heartbreak at losing Waiariki, knowing that loss spelt the end of the Māori Party. It was a shock for many, with genuine sorrow expressed across the political spectrum.

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