Māori Party

Political party formed in June 2004 and registered on 9 July 2004. Formed in response to Maori dissension over the proposed foreshore and seabed legislation and other issues. Tariana Turia was elected as the party's first leader and member of parliament.

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Date: 2005 By: Hubbard, James, 1949-; Dominion post (Newspaper) Description: Labour Party leader Helen Clark, caretaker prime minister of New Zealand after the September 2005 election, as a bride on a church pew, is looking to form a ...
Date: 2005 By: National Business Review Ltd Description: The leaders of the most well-known political parties of New Zealand are clustered together on the earth while the head of Tania Turia as a shooting star, lea...
Date: 2005 By: National Business Review Ltd Description: Helen Clark, leader of the New Zealand Labour Party, as a charioteer in the 'Labour' chariot, is cracking her whip over four 'horses' - a sheep representing ...
Date: 2005 Description: Shows a photograph of the inside of the debating chamber at Parliament Buildings, Wellington, New Zealand. Arranged around this are small photographic portra...
Date: 2004 Description: An SIS man disguised as a large Maori carving. Refer to a report that the SIS had been spying on the Maori Party. A photocopy version of the same drawing is...
Date: 12 January 2009 Description: Shows a Tino Rangatiratanga flag on the Auckland Harbour bridge. On closer inspection the flag is actually a MMP flag in which the National Party is clasping...
Date: [June 2010] Description: Shows Māori Party co-leaders Pita Sharples and Tariana Turia encircled by a snake (Prime Minister John Key). Refers to the Māori Party's supply agreement wit...
Date: [2009] Description: Shows a wide-eyed Pita Sharples, Minister of Māori Affairs, standing in front of an irate Prime Minister John Key. Refers to tensions between the National Pa...
Date: 15 November 2009 Description: Shows Maori Party co-leaders Tariana Turia and Pita Sharples looking at the newspaper headline about the New Zealand soccer team (All Whites) going to the So...
Date: 6 February 2008 Description: Shows Prime Minister John Key as a Māori chief signing the Post-Election Treaty with Māori Party leaders Tariana Turia and Pita Sharples (resembling Captain ...