John Tamihere

Tamihere, John
John Henry Tamihere (born 1959) is a New Zealand former politician, media personality, and political commentator.wikipedia
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Murder of Urban Höglin and Heidi Paakkonen

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He is brother to convicted murderer David Tamihere.
David Tamihere is the brother of former MP John Tamihere.

2019 Auckland mayoral election

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In January 2019, he announced his intention to stand for Auckland mayor in the 2019 election, which he lost to Phil Goff.

Tāmaki Makaurau

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In the 2002 election, Tamihere contested the newly formed Tamaki Makaurau electorate, which he won with 73 percent of the vote.
The electorate covers the Auckland area and was first held by Labour's John Tamihere before going to Dr Pita Sharples of the Māori Party for three terms from to 2014.

Tom Weal

He attended St Mary's School in Avondale and St Peter's College where one of his most influential teachers was Tom Weal, deputy leader of the Social Credit Political League 1970–1972.
Another of his students was John Tamihere later a Member of Parliament (1999–2005) (for the Labour Party) and a cabinet Minister (2002–2004).

Hauraki (Māori electorate)

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In the 1999 election, Tamihere stood as the Labour Party's candidate for the Māori electorate of Hauraki.
It existed for one parliamentary term from to 2002, and was held by John Tamihere.

Ngāti Porou

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Tamihere was born in 1959 in Auckland as the 10th of 12 children to a Māori father of Ngāti Porou, Whakatohea, and Tainui descent, and a mother of Irish and Scottish descent.

St Peter's College, Auckland

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He attended St Mary's School in Avondale and St Peter's College where one of his most influential teachers was Tom Weal, deputy leader of the Social Credit Political League 1970–1972.
However, John Tamihere, at St Peter's in the 1970s, remembers the Christian Brothers (by then mostly Kiwi) being very enthusiastic about Rugby.

Investigate (magazine)

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John Tamihere then found himself in more trouble when on 4 April 2005 the magazine Investigate published an interview in which he insulted the Prime Minister and Cabinet ministers.
The 4 April 2005 issue of Investigate contains an interview with then Labour MP John Tamihere.

Willie Jackson (politician)

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This has placed him at odds with Māori politicians such as Willie Jackson, who accuse Tamihere of "victim-blaming".

Steve Maharey

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Tamihere also made comments regarded as derogatory about other members of the Labour Party: Steve Maharey was called "smarmy" and lacking in substance, and Michael Cullen was depicted as cunning and manipulative.
While former colleague John Tamihere described Maharey as 'smarmy' in an Investigate magazine interview, Maharey's personality publicly surfaced during the Christine Rankin Employment Court Hearing in 2001, where Rankin and Maharey publicly exchanged insults.

Māori politics

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He has made a significant impact in Māori politics by campaigning on behalf of "urban Maori", who often have no remaining links to their iwi (tribal structures).

Pita Sharples

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In the 2005 election, Tamihere lost his electorate seat to Pita Sharples and left Parliament.
In the 2005 general election Sharples contested and won the urban Auckland seat of Tamaki Makaurau displacing former Labour MP John Tamihere.

List of people educated at St Peter's College, Auckland

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John Tamihere (who was Member of Parliament for Hauraki (1999-2002) and Tamaki Makaurau (2002-2005)) was Minister of Small Business, Minister of Youth Affairs, Minister of Statistics and Minister for Land Information from August 2002 to 3 November 2004.

Cabinet of New Zealand

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He served as a Cabinet minister in the Labour Party from August 2002 to 3 November 2004.

New Zealand Labour Party

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In the 1999 election, Tamihere stood as the Labour Party's candidate for the Māori electorate of Hauraki. He served as a Cabinet minister in the Labour Party from August 2002 to 3 November 2004.

Phil Goff

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In January 2019, he announced his intention to stand for Auckland mayor in the 2019 election, which he lost to Phil Goff.

Auckland

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Tamihere was born in 1959 in Auckland as the 10th of 12 children to a Māori father of Ngāti Porou, Whakatohea, and Tainui descent, and a mother of Irish and Scottish descent.

Māori people

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Tamihere was born in 1959 in Auckland as the 10th of 12 children to a Māori father of Ngāti Porou, Whakatohea, and Tainui descent, and a mother of Irish and Scottish descent.

Whakatōhea

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Tamihere was born in 1959 in Auckland as the 10th of 12 children to a Māori father of Ngāti Porou, Whakatohea, and Tainui descent, and a mother of Irish and Scottish descent.

Tainui

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Tamihere was born in 1959 in Auckland as the 10th of 12 children to a Māori father of Ngāti Porou, Whakatohea, and Tainui descent, and a mother of Irish and Scottish descent.

Ireland

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Tamihere was born in 1959 in Auckland as the 10th of 12 children to a Māori father of Ngāti Porou, Whakatohea, and Tainui descent, and a mother of Irish and Scottish descent.

Scotland

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Tamihere was born in 1959 in Auckland as the 10th of 12 children to a Māori father of Ngāti Porou, Whakatohea, and Tainui descent, and a mother of Irish and Scottish descent.

Avondale, Auckland

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He attended St Mary's School in Avondale and St Peter's College where one of his most influential teachers was Tom Weal, deputy leader of the Social Credit Political League 1970–1972.

Social Credit Party (New Zealand)

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He attended St Mary's School in Avondale and St Peter's College where one of his most influential teachers was Tom Weal, deputy leader of the Social Credit Political League 1970–1972.

University of Auckland

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Tamihere gained arts and law degrees from the University of Auckland, being the first person in his family to attend university.