15:27 The three Christchurch Work and Income offices placed in lockdown today after threatening phone calls have now reopened

15:26 The three Christchurch Work and Income offices placed in lockdown today after threatening phone calls have now reopened

15:22 State Of Origin fans are expected to eat their way through 18,000 buckets of hot chips and 15,000 meat pies at ANZ Stadium in Sydney tonight.

15:13 Australian MP Robert Borsack has admitted eating parts of an elephant he shot whilst hunting. The Greens have seen footage and describe it as 'revolti

14:49 Queensland playmaker Cooper Cronk's recovered from his rolled ankle and is fit to play State of Origin tonight against NSW in Sydney.

Thu, 06 Sep 2012

Hone Harawira calls out the Maori Party as servants to John Key.

Hone Harawira is stirring up trouble this morning. He has dropped the N-Word to imply that the Maori Party are servants of the Prime Minister. The Maori Party is dismissing claims made by Hone Harawira that they are servants of the Prime Minister. John Key has told his MPs they are not allowed to attend a hui on water rights next week and Mr Harawira has hit out at suggestions the Maori Party may not send its MPs either. He's called them Mr Key's slaves using the dreaded n-word to make his point clear.

Harawira is angry that the Maori Party MPs have been told not to attend a national hui over water rights next week after John Key banned his MPs from attending.

The Maori Party is dismissing claims made by Hone Harawira that they are servants of the Prime Minister.

John Key has told his MPs they are not allowed to attend a hui on water rights next week and Mr Harawira has hit out at suggestions the Maori Party may not send its MPs either.

He's called them Mr Key's slaves using the dreaded n-word to make his point clear.

Te Ururoa Flavell says Mr Harawira's comments are unfortunate, but they're what people have come to expect.

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