Māori and Parliament : diverse strategies and compromises / edited by Maria Bargh.
Contributor(s): Bargh, Maria | Bargh, Maria | Victoria University of Wellington. School of Political Science and International Relations | Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies | Association of Former Parliamentarians | Victoria University of Wellington. School of Political Science and International Relations | Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies | Association of Former Parliamentarians.Material type: BookPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Huia, 2010Description: 288 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869694050 (pbk.); 1869694058 (pbk.).Subject(s): New Zealand. Parliament | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Politics and government | Representative government and representation -- New Zealand | Minority legislators -- New Zealand | Proportional representation -- New Zealand | Pāremata | Tōrangapū | Kaitōrangapū | Paremata | Minority legislators New Zealand | To¿¿rangapu | Kaito¿¿rangapu¿¿ | Tōrangapu.̄ | Paremata | Kaitorangapu. Reo | Torangapu | Paremata. reo | Torangapu. reo | Torangapu | Kaitorangapu | New Zealand -- Politics and government -- 1984- | New Zealand -- Politics and government -- 1972-DDC classification: 328.93008999442
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
A series of essays by Maori politicians and political scientists about the trials and tribulations of being Maori and a member of parliament.
"This collection emerged from the Māori and Parliament Conference organised by the Department of Politics and International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington, the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and the Association of Former Parliamentarians held at Parlaiment Buildings, Wellington, in 2009"--Back cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-282) and index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Māori and parliament : the wider context -- Kotahitanga / Basil Keane -- Lessons from the Māori Parliament / Maria Bargh -- The Māori seats -- An inventory of parliamentary seats / Tariana Turia -- The origins of the Māori seats / John Wilson -- Māori and political parties -- Labour and Māori / Shane Jones -- The National Party and Māori / Charlotte Williams -- Breaking barriers : Māori and New Zealand First / Damian Edwards -- Exit, voice and loyality in action : Māori representation in the New Zealand Parliament / Stephen Levine and Nigel S. Roberts -- The changing times of MMP -- What has MMP changed / Nanaia Mahuta -- Changes from, and the future of MMP / Metiria Turei -- The Māori electorates and agency theory : refocusing debate abour the Māori seats / Ann Sullivan and Jaine Hayward -- MMP : perspectives from a Māori member in a Māori seat in the Māori Party / Te Ururoa Flavell -- Parliament is moving on / Douglas Kidd -- Māori in general seats / Georginia Beyer -- Diversity enriches the view / Simon Bridges -- Generalising Māori : Māori in general seats in the future / Colin James -- Views on the future -- Māori and parliament : the future / Tipene O'regan -- The need for a fundamental change / Ngatata Love -- The future : determined to survive / Whatarangi Winiata -- Appendix.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
New Zealand is at a watershed in its constitutional and political arrangements. There are three events looming in the short term which suggest that the status of Maori in Parliament is in for significant challenge. The first is the impending review of constitutional issues and the Maori seats as part of the National Party-Maori Party 'Relationship and Confidence and Supply Agreement'. Secondly, the proposed referendum on the future of the mixed member proportional system (MMP) could also have significant implications for Maori. Finally, the longer term question of whether New Zealand should become a republic continues to haunt New Zealand's political imagination, and would also necessitate lengthy debates about the place of New Zealan''s constitutional arrangements in relation to Maori rights and Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Maori and Parliament provides a comprehensive and enlightening context for understanding both the historical and contemporary relationship between Maori and Parliament and highlights many of the issues which would arise in any discussion of New Zealand constitutional reform. Maori and Parliament is a collection of nineteen presentations and papers from twenty-one academics, political commentators and current and former parliamentarians and is the result of the Maori and Parliament conference held at Parliament in May 2009.
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