"Prime Minister John Key says the Maori Party may still support today's vote on the Government's welfare reforms despite co-leader Tariana Turia airing concerns.
Mrs Turia told Radio New Zealand she was voting for the reforms because she was bound by Cabinet collective responsibility as associate social development minister."RESIGN
"Mr Key also rejected suggestions Social Development Minister Paula Bennett had failed to keep the Maori Party up to speed, saying there had been "complete and full consultation" on the package."BIG LIE
The maori party have to stand up for maori. Maori are most affected by these attacks and the maori party have to stand up - or else just go away and we will fight the battles without you.
The maori party oppose this and are putting four votes against the legislation. Thank you - this is mana enhancing for the maori party.