New Zealand

Harawira wins Tai Tokeru


Maori Party dissenter Hone Harawira has won the Te Tai Tokerau by election.

Harawira took 5,611 votes with the Labour Candidate coming second on 4,744 and the Maori Party a distant third on 1,026 votes.

Prime Minister John Key described the by-election as a ‘waste of time’ with a general election less than five months away.

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