Story: Ngā māngai – Māori representation

Māori MPs, 2005

Māori MPs, 2005

Six Māori MPs from three different parties are shown at the opening of Parliament in November 2005. At front, from left, are Pita Sharples and Te Ururoa Flavell (Māori Party). Behind them are Hone Harawira (also Māori Party), Tau Henare (National), Shane Jones and Dover Samuels (both Labour Party). In 2011 Harawira left the Māori Party and founded the Mana Party.

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Rawiri Taonui, 'Ngā māngai – Māori representation - Effect of Māori seats', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2024)

Story by Rawiri Taonui, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 15 Jul 2016