Saturday, February 26, 2005

(Maori) No Hutt South candidate? Ikaroa-Rawhiti candidate named

Recieved from Maori Party HQ:

At this stage I am not able to advise whether or not the Maori Party will be contesting the Hutt South Electorate seat.

However, the Maori Party have just announced their candidate for Ikaroa-Rawhiti, which has Wainuiomata in its boundries.

The Maori Party is delighted to announce the candidate for Ikaroa Rawhiti is Atareta Poananga.

The list candidates are Atareta Poananga, Glenis Philip-Barbara, Dave Hawea, Ngatai Huata, Reimana Johnson.

Selection hui were held at Uepohatu Marae, Ruatori; Whakato Marae, Manutuke, Holy Trinity Church Hall, Gisborne, Wairoa, Ruahapia Marae, Hastings; Dannevirke, Masterton, Wainuiomata.

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

(U-F) Information on Candidate Selection

Editor's Note: Having talked to the folks from United Future who are present at VUW today, I have learnt that the United Future candidate for Hutt South will be confirmed at a meeting on the 1st April, and will be announced shortly afterwards.