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Te Pāti Māori's Debbie Ngarewa-Packer

Māori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer's catch up with 95bFM every Tuesday on the Wire. 

Demand the Debate and the Kahukura Rehab Programme w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: July 22, 2021

Demand the Debate and the Kahukura Rehab Programme w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: July 22, 2021 Demand the Debate and the Kahukura Rehab Programme w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: July 22, 2021, 14.55 MB
Tue 20 Jul 2021

News and Editorial Director Jemima Huston speaks with Te Pāti Māori co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer about the National Party’s Demand the Debate Campaign. They discuss Judith Collins' critique that He Puapua is a radical interpretation of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, the use of the term 'seperatism' in political discourse and Debbie's perspective on how unified the National Party is currently. Jemima and Debbie also touch on the $2.75 million in government funding put into a marae-based drug rehabilitation programme, Kahuhura, which has links with the Mongrel Mob. 

Covid-19 Vaccines for Māori and the Oranga Tamariki Care and Protection Unit w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: July 06, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccines for Māori and the Oranga Tamariki Care and Protection Unit w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: July 06, 2021 Covid-19 Vaccines for Māori and the Oranga Tamariki Care and Protection Unit w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: July 06, 2021, 13.11 MB
Tue 6 Jul 2021

This week, News and Editorial Director Jemima Huston speaks to Te Pāti Māori co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer about the rate of the Covid-19 vaccination roll out for Māori and the latest news about Oranga Tamariki, with a care and protection unit having closed down after Newsroom reported that staff had inapproriately restrained a child in care.

Anti-Māori Violence Taskforce Update and Accepting the Dawn Raids Petition w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: June 29, 2021

Anti-Māori Violence Taskforce Update and Accepting the Dawn Raids Petition w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: June 29, 2021 Anti-Māori Violence Taskforce Update and Accepting the Dawn Raids Petition w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: June 29, 2021, 13.37 MB
Tue 29 Jun 2021

Each week News and Editorial Director Jemima Huston's interviewsTe Pāti Māori co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer. 

This week Debbie updates Jemima on the progress of the party’s call for anti-Māori violence taskforce following the Police Commissioners 'no-show' to their meeting on the issue a few weeks ago. Then they discuss the significance of the Māori Party MPs accepting the Dawn Raids petition from Benji Timu and Josiah Tualamali'i. Finally,  Jemima and Debbie touch on the Te Pāti Māori's concern over the huge drop in the number of prisoners able to access alcohol and drug programmes. 

Matariki, Dome Valley and School Strike For Climate Auckland Disbanding w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: June 22, 2021

Matariki, Dome Valley and School Strike For Climate Auckland Disbanding w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: June 22, 2021 Matariki, Dome Valley and School Strike For Climate Auckland Disbanding w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: June 22, 2021, 8.79 MB
Tue 22 Jun 2021

News and Editorial Director, Jemima Huston catches up with Te Pāti Māori co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer about the beginning of Matariki season and celebrating the event with a public holiday next year. They also discuss the government's approval for Dome Valley dump to go ahead, as well as the disbandment of the Auckland branch of School Strike For Climate after the group admitted it was racist. 

Introductions, Anti-Māori Hate Speech and Politician's Making Light of Colonisation w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: June 15, 2021

Introductions, Anti-Māori Hate Speech and Politician's Making Light of Colonisation w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: June 15, 2021 Introductions, Anti-Māori Hate Speech and Politician's Making Light of Colonisation w/ Debbie Ngarewa-Packer: June 15, 2021 , 11.98 MB
Tue 15 Jun 2021

This week we have the first of a weekly catch up with Te Pāti Māori. News and Editorial Director Jemima Huston will speak weekly with co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer about the latest news with the Māori Party and issues in politics. 

Today Jemima and Debbie discuss how 2021 has been for Te Pāti Māori so far, the party's call for an investigation into anti-Māori hate speech and the comments made by the National Party's leader Judith Collins and Education Spokesperson Paul Goldsmith about colonisation and "separatist" policies.