Tar­i­ana Turia – the boss lady

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“I’m look­ing for­ward and there’s no doubt in to that day of co-leadmy mind that the lady er­ship!” was the suris the boss. Sure Pita pris­ing re­sponse from and Hone are the parPita Sharples when I ty’s me­dia stars, but con­grat­u­lated him and when it comes to the Tar­i­ana Turia on how crunch, it’s Tar­i­ana well they’ve shared the who makes the call. lead­er­ship of the Maori When I asked Hone, Party. the party’s strate­gist,

Pita was jok­ing when if they would con­sider he im­plied Tar­i­ana was for­feit­ing their party the sole leader and vote for a deal with the boss and that he, Hone Greens, the Boss Lady Harawira and Te Uru­in­ter­vened and stated roa Flavell are the supunequiv­o­cally that the port cast. Maori Party would do

But it might not be no such deals. far from the truth. There wouldn’t be too

I in­ter­viewed Ta­ri­many women, let alone ana, Pita and Hone this men, who could shut week on Ra­dio Waatea Hone Harawira up, apart from his mother and wife!

But to his credit Hone had no prob­lem with Tar­i­ana stat­ing the party line.

It’s a trib­ute to her that she’s able to man­age the likes of Hone, Pita and Te Ururoa – lead­ers in their own right.

What’s even more fas­ci­nat­ing is that she’s a Maori wo­man and if you know any­thing about our world, it’s not ex­actly the bas­tion of women’s rights.

She is one of this coun­try’s finest lead­ers, rank­ing right up there with He­len Clark in terms of bull de­ter­mi­na­tion, but in my book she’s got a lit­tle more style.

When I sug­gested to her that she was be­ing naive for telling Maori to give their party vote to the Maori Party, I was told in no un­cer­tain terms, but with a smile, that I wasn’t the party’s strate­gist.

In other words, mind my own busi­ness.

That’s Tar­i­ana Turia, co-leader and boss of the Maori Party.

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