Posts Tagged ‘Mana Party’

Mana Party protest against pokies operation

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

The Mana Party has led a protest against a South Auckland fast food shop that is operating pokie machines despite not having a licence. About a dozen people waved placards outside the Galaxy Takeaways shop in Otara last Saturday morning. The shop’s 18 pokies have been operating without a licence since it was revoked by Read more

Time to face uncomfortable truths about our offenders

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Jail is for them, not us, is a white middle class understanding that’s well-illustrated by the case of Rick Bryant, the ageing rocker currently appealing against his jail sentence for drug dealing. I follow his case with interest. Nobody who was at university at the same time as Rick could forget him, in part because Read more

Harawira seen to be fulfilling Ratana’s prophecy

Friday, June 24th, 2011

“Turn your eyes to the north, a young man will rise up carrying the Treaty,” said leader, Ratana Church founder and prophet Tahupotiki Wiremu Ratana. Kereama Pene, an apotoro rehita (senior minister), in the Ratana church believes Mr Hone Harawira closely embodies this prophecy. “The founder of Ratana carried two books – the Bible and the Treaty. He Read more