Oh My F’n God

Is Tom Roa getting ready to roll over too? Gracefully? Again? WTF?

Tribe’s executive board under pressure

Waikato-Tainui’s executive board could be next in the firing line following the departure of the chair of the tribal parliament.

Tania Martin, chair of Waikato-Tainui Te Kauhanganui, was stood down from her position after an all-day hui on Sunday, and the members of the executive board – known as Te Arataura – will come under the same pressure at a general meeting on December 8.

Both incidents follow a scathing letter from King Tuheitia criticising the tribe’s “infighting”, calling for Te Arataura members and Mrs Martin to stand down, and backing his own spokesman, Tuku Morgan, as her replacement. More