I am here on behalf of the Ulu o Tokelau, Aliki Faipule Afega Gaualofa, the elders and the people of Tokelau to convey their love and blessings to the Labour Party’s Pacific Climate Change leadership in establishing a Taskforce team in response to the Pacific’s cry for help in combatting climate change. We wish you well in your visit to Tuvalu and Kiribati. Paula Faiva, Manager, Climate Change.
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The message from Mr Little’s mid-term report card, Mrs Salesa aside, is that Pasifika MPs are not performing to the standards required if Labour is to win the 2017 general elections.
Revelations of a 850 per cent increase in spending to “staff the Minister [Pacific Affairs] office” over the past two years saw “Minister of Pacific Peoples, Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, throwing his predecessor [Hekia Parata] under...
“Ultimately the Government’s plan is about selling assets and shirking its housing responsibilities, based on a long-expired set of right wing ideas. This is pulling up the ladder at its worst.” Kris Faafoi, Mana MP.
Four candidates will fight for the Labour leadership title. Andrew Little, David Parker, Grant Robertson and Nanaia Mahuta registered their nominations before the 5pm deadline today. Before any formal shots have been fired, one...
United communities is the “how factor” that gave Living Wage Wellington the power to influence the Wellington City Council (WCC) to vote for paying its staff a living wage.
Budget cuts to Radio New Zealand takes on wider regional implications with the Australian government slashing funds to its public broadcaster last week. According to Pacific Freedom Forum (PFF) group, the cuts which included...
“The Kidicorp deal is another example of National looking after its corporate mates. Effectively, Kidicorp will be given extra taxpayer funding to build new centres, and will then ‘double dip’ by claiming funding on a per-child basis that also has a capital funding component in it. In other words, they’ll be funded for the new centres twice.” Mana MP, Kris Faafoi.
“How is it that this deal was done without any transparency, or true consultation about how such a large pool of money could be better used by low-socio-economic, Pacific and Maori communities for supporting our communities? If Fa’afoi knew about this, I’m disappointed as MP for Mana this information should have been made available to Porirua ECE services.” Mrs Tolo Pereira.