Mana Party leader Hone Harawira says a charge of failure to remove a vehicle from a road following his arrest overnight is "seriously over the top".
Mana leader Hone Harawira is coming under pressure from his party to support gay marriage, despite previously expressing discomfort about it, saying he was "morally very conservative".
Mana Party leader Hone Harawira says he will spend more time in his Te Tai Tokerau electorate and less time campaigning nationally after a poll at the weekend indicated he could face a close contest at home in next month's election.
Mana Party leader Hone Harawira says it was a mistake that an advertisement that ran in a newspaper during the Te Tai Tokerau by-election did not have the required promoter statement.
Hone Harawira says the Maori Party is going to pay a high price now that he is returning to Parliament as the leader of his new Mana Party.
It might have been considered an expensive waste of time by Prime Minister John Key, but it is a safe bet the results of the Te Tai Tokerau by-election are being scrutinised by his re-election team. For if nothing else, the win by Hone Harawira to regain his place in Parliament, this time under the banner of his new Mana party, has thrown an alley cat among the kereru.
Mana Party leader Hone Harawira says he will persist in seeking new talks with the Maori Party despite initial resistance from Maori Party co-leader Pita Sharples and his own Mana members.
Hone Harawira's Mana Party has been registered by the Electoral Commission on the eve of the Te Tai Tokerau by-election.
Te Tai Tokerau by-election candidates are today delivering their parting shots in an eventful campaign marked by interparty tensions, a contender's hospitalisation, and a leader's own-goal against their own candidate.
The Maori Party is calling on Mana Party leader Hone Harawira to apologise for his outburst against by-election rival Solomon Tipene.
Labour is heartened by a poll showing its candidate in the Te Tai Tokerau by-election neck-and-neck with incumbent Hone Harawira.
Mana party leader Hone Harawira has handed in notice that he will resign from Parliament, triggering a by-election in his Te Tai Tokerau electorate.
Hone Harawira appears unconcerned he could return to Parliament as an independent MP should his Mana party's registration not be approved in time for the Te Tai Tokerau by-election.
Hone Harawira has apologised for comments he made describing dead terrorist Osama bin Laden as a freedom fighter.
According to a variety of sources, the intention of former Maori Party MP Hone Harawira, now independent Member of Parliament for the Te Tai Tokerau electorate, to resign and force a by-election in which he would stand under the banner of his newly formed Mana Party, is either a farce, a joke or a stunt.
Renegade independent MP Hone Harawira will launch his new party, Mana, in Auckland today.
The Maori Party is ruling out standing against Hone Harawira in his Te Tai Tokerau electorate - for now.