Posts Tagged ‘Tariana Turia’

Dame Tariana Turia: Euthanasia would undermine whānau values

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Dame Tariana Turia says life and death are not individual events. She says there are very few people who are on the Earth by themselves. We exist as part of our families, our whānau and our communities. For many Māori, death is a process the whole whānau goes through together because the whānau is farewelling Read more

Aotearoa can learn from Pacific nations

Friday, May 25th, 2012

The Pacific Conceptual Framework to Address Family Violence in New Zealand was launched in Auckland on Wednesday. Speaking at the launching, the Associate Minister of Social Development, Tariana Turia, said that Aotearoa can learn from Pacific nations. “Today is a very significant day – a day in which Pacific nations have established a platform for 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