Monthly Archives: December 2010

Press Release – Alternative welfare report “superior”

09 Dec 2010 A group of Maori women urge government to adopt the recommendations outlined in the alternative welfare report launched today. Te Wharepora Hou, a mainly Auckland based group, agrees with the findings of the report “Welfare Justice for … Continue reading

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Press Release – Wahine Maori fight for the Human Right to Housing

10 December 2010 Three wahine Maori , Robyn Winther, Huia Tamaka and Billy Taylor fighting Housing NZ attempts to evict them from their homes because of their gang connections. They have had their appeal dismissed by the Court of Appeal. … Continue reading

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Press release – TPPA No Good for Maori

06 December 2010 Te Wharepora Hou, a group of Maori women based in Auckland, supports civil society groups from Australia and New Zealand in opposing the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). As wahine Maori, our long and deeply-held traditional values … Continue reading

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Press Release – Tamaki Makaurau hui reaffirms Maori Women Leadership

Wed 01 December 2010 “We must fight for a better role in ensuring the wellbeing of our people!” A newly formed Maori women’s collective is also calling for better representation of wahine across leadership forums. The Auckland based group “Te … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Pita Sharples, Bill English, Iwi Chairs Forum – Constitutional Review

Letter sent to Bill English, Pita Sharples and Iwi Chairs Forum Te Wharepora Hou is a collective of wāhine who are mainly Tāmaki Makaurau based, but we have strong participation from wāhine based elsewhere in Aotearoa and the world. We … Continue reading

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