Six Māori MPs from three different parties are shown at the opening of Parliament in November 2005. At front, from left, are Pita Sharples and Te Ururoa Flavell (Māori Party). Behind them are Hone Harawira (also Māori Party), Tau Henare (National), Shane Jones and Dover Samuels (Labour Party). In 2011 Harawira left the Māori Party and founded the Mana Party.
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