2014 is Election year in New Zealand .
Te Ururoa Flavell from Māori Party, Erina Anderson from www.iwinaus.org and a representative from Oz Kiwi will be at Te Wairua Tapu on Friday at 6:00 to discuss their policies, views, and how they affect Maori and New Zealanders living on both sides of the Tasman.
This is a public forum and all are welcome to attend. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and speak directly with presenters and representatives of parties.
Iwi n Aus and Oz Kiwi have been campaigning for rights for hardworking, taxpaying Kiwi workers. New Zealanders living in Australia are disadvantaged by past legislative changes with more being considered, while Prime Ministers John Key and Tony Abbott distance themselves from any discussion surrounding positive legislation changes for Australian based Kiwi.
Mana Party, New Zealand Labour Party and New Zealand Expats Party have been invited to attend however have yet to confirm or decline.
If you've been to New Zealand in the last three years you may be eligible to vote. Make your vote count. Forms will be available for those who wish to register to vote in the upcoming New Zealand elections.
Teowai Ratahi from New South Wales Maori Wardens https://www.facebook.com/nswmaoriwardens will be introducing the speakers and moderator for the evening. Teowai is passionate about promoting the rights of New Zealanders living in Australia.
Participants will be asked to make a koha of a plate and/or monetary donation to cover the costs of this meeting.
Meeting coordinated by Maori Business Network contact: 02 9519 8755