Hundreds of mourners payed their respects to Pita Paraone who was laid to rest in Northland today. He was remembered as an honest politician and a civil servant who served his whānau, his people and the country with distinction.
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Northland Mourns Pita Paraone
Pita Paraone is being mourned at home at Mōtatau Marae in Northland among his people of Ngāti Te Tarawa. Tears fall for his early passing.
Pita Paraone mourned by Māoridom
Whānau, friends and former colleagues are mourning the loss of Pita Paraone who passed away at the age of 73.
Titewhai calls for peace at Waitangi
Ngāpuhi matriarch Titewhai Harawira is calling for peace at Waitangi Day celebrations this year.
Mika Haka & Pita Paraone fire up over Māori seats
New Zealand First candidate Pita Paraone and The Opportunity Party candidate Mika Haka butted heads in Māori Television's Election Aotearoa General / List Candidates Debate.
Native Affairs Māori Language Special – Te Reo Buzz
Do New Zealanders care about te reo Māori? Joining our presenter Oriini Tipene-Leach in studio to discuss issues about te reo Māori tonight are the Minister for Māori Development, Māori Party’s Te Ururoa Flavell, Labour Party spokesperson for Treaty Settlements and Whānau Ora, Nanaia Mahuta, New Zealand First list MP Pita Paraone and Hone Harawira from the Mana Movement.
Opposing MPs question Te Mātāwai process
Some opposition MPs are criticising the appointment process to Te Mātāwai, the organisation responsible for revitalising the Māori language. NZ First MP Pita Paraone is calling for greater transparency in the appointments and Labour MP Peeni Henare says the process isn't clear.
NZ Flag referendum a waste of time from the start says MP
John Key is getting flak from all sides after his project to have the New Zealand flag changed, fell flat. More than two million people voted, and the result, was accusations from some pockets of Parliament, calling the whole thing a waste of time and money.
Ngāpuhi elder concerned by suggestion to move Waitangi pōhiri from Te Tii Marae
The absence of the Prime Minister at this year’s Waitangi Celebrations has sparked discussions about moving the formal welcome from Te Tii Marae up to the Treaty grounds.
Māori MPs talk medicinal cannabis
Are Māori MPs for or against the legalisation of medicinal cannabis? Te Kāea canvassed their opinions.