Sign up now for the latest news from around the Motu & Te Ao Māori direct to your inbox, © 2020 Copyright Māori Television - All rights reserved | Terms of Access, Northland beauty wins Miss New Zealand 2020, One dead, two critically injured, after police pursuit in Far North, Housing, jobs and whakapapa top issues in Tai Tokerau debate, A third of the North undecided - Te Tai Tokerau poll results, Australia to open borders to Kiwis for quarantine-free travel to two states, Bike riding initiative revisits traditional Māori pathways, revives te reo. "Is there another roundabout that's twice as busy that's not getting the money because we got it?". "He had several offices, but they were basically just shopfronts. Now, as a candidate, he says it’s an honour to represent "a party with policies that will make the goal of homeownership more attainable.”. Photo: RNZ / Dan Cook. I looked at it and thought: 'This is just a show'.". Number one 'have a nice day'... the other is [to say] 'you know I find that men in the North are possessed of two things: one is opinion and the other is located at the rear end of the human body'.".
Kelvin Davis said Māori made up more than half of the prison population and of that 50 percent, half were from Ngāpuhi. Dropped a flyer off, shook hands.". "You've got two options when that happens. ", "And so often I'm having to say 'if this our policy, what does it look like locally?'". Northland has received over $550 million from the Provincial Growth Fund - the largest chunk received by any area. Jones was the host - pointing to various hilltops and inlets - and retelling stories of the area's history as the small flotilla makes its way towards Kōwhairoa Peninsula Historic Reserve. "I sold some of my best breeding cows on the farm I've got.
"[There was] quite a big gap in the votes and so I think when people looked at it they just went 'oh this is just blue through and through, red hasn't got a chance up here'.
", Jones: "I do think though, Matt, a lot of the economic narrative from both major parties - I read your fullas' statements recently - they're really focused on the golden triangle. Prime's rise to second-place behind King reveals a little bit about why Jones fell so behind. Jones' argument is this very thing could happen. The race has major implications for national politics because on current polling NZ First will be out of Parliament altogether if he doesn't win the seat.
", "Let me tell you, when Matua tells the story it's the gospel.".
Kelvin Davis The Incumbent, Kelvin Davis, is not new to the world of politics or hard campaigning. The restoration of rail. It was really hard, because everybody just looked at you like you were crazy.". The Labour Party MP has successfully held the Te Tai Tokerau seat since 2014 after a close election with then Mana Party leader Hone Harawira.
It was a different story in 2017 when Davis took 53% of the electorate candidate vote.
She shipped him off to Toastmasters and started taking a hard look at the by-election returns from polling booths - her analysis of it showed Peters would be in trouble if Labour decided to run a serious campaign in the electorate. Many don't want to hear about the big policy promises the parties are making, but what those will mean for the local community. Authorised by Timothy Grigg, 160 Willis Street, Wellington Jones has been door-knocking too, but has had to tame some of his natural instincts. Māori Television will broadcast the Te Tai Tokerau debate tonight. During the Helen Clark years the largest share of Northland's party votes went to Labour, while the candidate vote continued to go to a National candidate. It only looked that way because National experienced a major swing towards it nationwide. Maungataniwha went back into a solitary state of disappointment and Taratara lost his head," Jones tells Newsroom. "The [Waipapa] roundabout up here is a winner... but makes sure that stacks up with all the criteria all around the country for roundabouts. "He [Peters] had an office in Dargaville right... and you go to the door handle and there was dust on the door handle. 1. with interests in the Whanganui River (Appendix One). "I've always been realistic about my chances in Northland and always knew it would take several elections to get myself known and to chip away at that vote. Billy Te Kahika has to be one of the most polarising and popular candidates in this year’s election. Shane Jones says Northland has been at the top of the nation's agenda thanks to NZ First. 0800 KAI TAHU (0800 524 8248).
Dover Samuels (Labour) held Te Tai Tokerau from 1999 to 2005, followed by Hone Harawira (Māori/Independent/Mana) from 2005 to 2014. When National got into power both the party and electorate vote went to them and continued to grow as National's popularity grew under John Key. So she campaigned in parts of the electorate the Labour Party wouldn't traditionally be seen in, including booking a table at the Maungaturoto markets - popular with non-Labour voting constituencies like farmers. For King, it's part of a strategy to exploit a weakness he and his wife Sara spotted with New Zealand First's Northland activities after Winston Peters won the 2015 by-election. READ MORE: * Election 2020: How poor, rural Northland could decide the election * Election 2020: Shane Jones a distant third in Northland poll, meaning NZ First could leave Parliament * Northland drought: Fast-tracking and funding for Northland dam near Kaikohe. 18K likes.
Some 37,000 people are enrolled to vote in this electorate. I drove roads and stopped at every house.
The winning candidate in the 2017 election, Kelvin Davis (Labour Party), captured a majority (54.0%) of the 23,483 valid electorate votes cast for candidates in the Te Tai Tokerau electorate.
Since then, she has worked for Ngati Rangi for 10 years as the claims manager.
Starting at 7 pm, you can watch on our website, the Te Ao Facebook page or Māori Television on Sky and Freeview. Shane Jones is behind in the Northland race and warning everyone the region will go back to being forgotten if some voters don't put aside their personal dislike of him, reports Dileepa Fonseka.
She studied at Te Wananga O Raukawa, graduating with a masters degree in Maori and management. Those same Northland voters might be willing to 'split' their vote for the right electorate candidate or change their party votes if the national sentiment changed. 0800 KAI TAHU (0800 524 8248). The southern boundary bisects the Auckland Harbour Bridge and incorporates the west Auckland communities of Henderson, Swanson, and Waitākere but not the ranges. She also worked for Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa for two years and resigned to support her husband and the He Kakano Housing Project in Kaikohe. 18K likes. The term of the current appointees expires on 3 September 2020.
While National increased its share of the party vote nationwide in 2014, it didn't in Northland and Prime was able to cut into the electorate candidate's lead, too. Te Tai Tokerau is one of the six homeless hotspots in New Zealand. He is of both Ngāpuhi and Ngāi Tahu descent. Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis says he’s proud of what the Coalition government has done for Māori. Asked what had been done for his electorate, Te Tai Tokerau, Davis responded: “Where do we start and how long do we have to talk about these things?” “We’ve put $530 million into Te Tai Tokerau alone!” Keeping people out of prison The development of a leading Southern Hemisphere dry dock facility.". Authorised by Timothy Grigg, 160 Willis Street, Wellington "I just thought 'wow they've milked this roundabout for every minute of publicity they could'.". It is well-known as the home of Ngapuhi but also includes other iwi such as Te Aupōuri, Te Rarawa, Ngāti Kahu and Ngāti Whatua. Expect a tough fight in the northernmost Māori electorate in New Zealand. It's a marathon effort he's repeating this time around. Jones even had a brief light-hearted verbal sparring match about it with King on the barge with Northland regional councillor Jack Craw looking on. Other projects around the country could be prioritised above Northland's unless he and NZ First are returned to Parliament. Businessman, musician and father of six, Te Kahika is also the son of legendary musician and vocalist Billy TK.
King's argument to voters on the campaign trail is Jones has made plenty of promises, but it's all hype, pomp and ceremony. I went 'yeah, OK' and got out.
The movement of the port. Then the member of the public proves it by following his offer of support up with a "but": "The only thing I see is old Shane Jones there.
"It was difficult.
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