INDEPENDENT NEWS

Jacinda Ardern Statement on Metiria Turei

Published: Wed 9 Aug 2017 06:10 PM
Statement on Metiria Turei
Tonight I learned of Metiria Turei’s resignation from Parliament. In my nine years in Parliament I have seen MPs from almost all parties resign under tough circumstances. Behind almost every single one has been a history of working hard and championing the people they have represented.
I want to acknowledge Metiria’s enormous contribution to politics and important causes during the fifteen years she has been in Parliament.
We have worked together both as Parliamentary colleagues and also as members of our respective senior leadership teams. Metiria has always had a steadfast commitment to social justice, especially championing the rights of children, and changing the Government – a challenge I know we will both remain focused on.

Next in New Zealand politics

Provincial Growth Fund open for business
By: New Zealand Government
PM to attend quake memorial service
By: Christchurch City Council
Botched Mangroves Bill designed to bypass legal safeguards
By: Forest and Bird
Chair of Earthquake Commission has resigned
By: Sir Maarten Wevers
Kristine Bartlett – A brilliant choice for NZer of the Year
By: Gender Equal NZ
New Zealand #1 least corrupt public sector in the world
By: Transparency International NZ
Ambitious three-year work programme for education
By: New Zealand Government
First recipients of regional development fund announced
By: RNZ
Regional growth fund trickle becomes avalanche
By: BusinessDesk
One billion tree programme under way
By: New Zealand Government
Rail: $8m injection to reboot regional rail
By: New Zealand Government
Future focus on Upper North Island logistics
By: New Zealand Government
Gisborne/Hawke’s Bay: Tourism and forestry take centre stage
By: New Zealand Government
Northland: Tourism and jobs at heart of economic development
By: New Zealand Government
Manawatū-Whanganui: Port and Rail boost
By: New Zealand Government
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media