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Scoop Full Coverage: Oh, Hone! (Plus Rodney)

Published: Fri 13 Nov 2009 10:59 AM


Hui: Party 'Suggests' Harawira Quit, Is Shot Down
The Maori Party says its request to Hone Harawira that he take up the opportunity to be an Independent MP simply acknowledges the reality of Mr Harawira's stance as an independent MP for Te Tai Tokerau. More>>
ALSO:TV3 Video - Harawira urged to become an independent at hui
Apologies: No Comment
"Members of the senior leadership team of the Party plan to meet with Hone and the Tai Tokerau electorate committee on Thursday, and the hui will discuss Hone's statements and reflect on the whole situation," said Dr Sharples and Mrs Turia. More>>
ALSO:Te Hiku Radio - Hone Harawira: Speaking to Te Hiku Radio at 11.05Te Kahui Mana Ririki - Maori Child organisation supports HarawiraDavid Rankin - Maori Leader Rejects Embarrassing Harawira ApologyHuman Rights Commission - Response to inquiries about Harawira’s emailRadio Waatea Audio - Hone Harawira apologises for e-mailTV3 Video - Hone Harawira at Waipapa Marae - full news conference - Hone Harawira: Is he really sorry? - Harawira's latest outburst: Phil Goff should be 'shot' - 'Don't blame others for your shortcomings' - Goff to Harawira - Matt McCarten and Linda Clark debate Hone Harawira's actions - Harawira sparks record number of Human Rights complaints - Harawira faces hui over abusive comments


Gordon Campbell: The Harawira Junket, And Sean Plunket
At least the coalition government has shown itself to be united this week – it seems intent on junketing at taxpayer expense across a broad and unified front. More>>
ALSO:Radio Waatea 603 AM - Hone Harawira: First Public Response, Maori RadioRadio Waatea Audio - Hone Harawira apologises for e-mailMaori Party - Statement from Professor Winiata Re: Hone HarawiraMaori Party - Maori Party on verge of taking action against MPMaori Party - To Paris Or Not To ParisTV3 Video - Key condemns Harawira's 'white motherf...ers' email tiradeTV3 Video - Harawira's French faux pasKiwiFM - Manning, Why Hide's Spend-Up More Offensive Than Harawira's SlurRadio Adelaide - Selwyn Manning On Snouts & Sorries & Racist SlursPundit.co.nz Out-Link - Hide & Harawira: sorry should be the hardest word
The Scoops: Hone Explains His Trip To Paris
Last month I was up in Europe as part of a parliamentary delegation to the European parliament, and while there decided to take the opportunity to skip away to Paris for a day. Now it seems like everyone back here is all in a tizz about it - so here’s the scoops. More>>
ALSO:Office of the Speaker - Inter-Parliamentary TravelPundit.co.nz Out-Link - Hone Harawira, his wife and me
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Bonus Section: Rodney Hide
Hide and Seek: The Truth About Rodney and Roger
There's a wonderful column by Rosemary McLeod in the Dom-Post this morning (12 November). She skewers the grotesqueries of Rodney Hide's apparently bizarre behaviour beautifully. But even Rosemary has missed something important about this whole affair. More >>Related:Adrian Maidment - Cartoon: Rodney Hide at the Airport


Perk Buster Becomes Perk Busted: Rodney Hide Issues Apology For Casual Use Of Money
I have asked you here today because I want to apologise. I want to apologise to the public. I want to apologise to my colleagues and to my supporters. But most importantly I want to apologise to the people of Epsom. I promised the people of Epsom I would make them proud of me as their MP. I have let them down.
ALSO:Anne Else - Hide and seek: the truth about Rodney and RogerKiwiFM - Manning, Why Hide's Spend-Up More Offensive Than Harawira's SlurTV3 Video - Rodney Hide: I will pay back everythingRadio Adelaide - Selwyn Manning On Snouts & Sorries & Racist SlursGraeme Hunt - When saying sorry is not enoughPundit.co.nz Out-Link - Hide & Harawira: sorry should be the hardest word
Woopsie: Hide Caught Slagging PM
I would like to apologise to the Prime Minister and my Cabinet colleagues for the comments reported in the media from a breakfast function in Christchurch. This was light-hearted banter at an ACT party function and taken out of context'', Mr Hide said. More >>
ALSO:Greens - Fire Hide and help keep Kiwis in jobsPenny Hulse - Minister’s Comments Confirm Secret AgendaSolo NZ - SOLO-NZ Op-Ed: Hide the Hypocrite


PM’s Presser Audio: Travel Perks + Foreshore And Seabed
The Foreshore and Seabed legislation will not be repealed until a decision has been made on its replacement, the Prime Minister said yesterday... the Prime Minister refused to call self-styled "perk buster" Rodney Hide a hypocrite over his use of MP travel perks. More>>
ALSO:r2.co.nz - Video: PM's Presser Monday, November 02, 2009
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