Jack McDonald

Jack McDonald (Taranaki, Ngāti Haupoto) is a descendant of Parihaka. He was the Green Party candidate for Te Tai Hauāuru in the 2014 and 2017 elections and ranked 13th on the party's list in 2017. He is now a strategy advisor to the office of Māori Party candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer and Te Runanga o Ngāti Ruanui.

Jan 24, 2020

Jack McDonald: Why I'm endorsing a Māori Party candidate this election

We need Māori voices in parliament who aren’t beholden to the major parties, writes former Green Party policy co-convenor and MP candidate Jack McDonald.

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Feb 15, 2019

Baxter Week: My Nana, Jacquie Sturm

An essay by James K Baxter's great-grandson Jack McDonald about his Nana, Baxter's wife, the author and Māori leader Jacqui Sturm.

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Jun 9, 2017

A milestone day for Parihaka – and for the long march to justice and peace in Aotearoa

I grew up knowing I was a descendant of one of the world’s most inspiring examples of peace and non-violence, but was ashamed to find it meant so little in my own country. Today's reconciliation event is a powerful sign that is changing, writes Jack McDonald

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