Story: Tōrangapū – Māori and political parties

Formation of the Mana Party, 2010

Former Māori Party MP Hone Harawira resigned to form his own political party: the Mana Party. The debate within Māoridom over this move is described in this television news clip, broadcast shortly before the launch of the Mana Party in late 2010.

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Ann Sullivan, 'Tōrangapū – Māori and political parties - National, New Zealand First, Māori and Mana parties', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Ann Sullivan, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 18 Jul 2016