Laura O'Connell Rapira

Laura O’Connell Rapira (Te Ātiawa, Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa) is the co-director of ActionStation and co-founder of RockEnrol.

Ātea
May 14, 2018

Why we need Māori wards

If we’re serious about improving youth participation in politics, we need the Don Brash’s of the world to get out of the way and support the establishment of Māori wards.

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Politics
Nov 2, 2017

Don't fall for the government's spin on the TPPA

The new government's attempts to soften up public opinion for the return of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is a masterclass in spin, writes ActionStation's Laura O'Connell Rapira.

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Politics
Sep 19, 2017

I thought you had my back, Marama?

On Friday the Māori Party issued a press release that criticised Labour for legalising same sex marriage. An aghast Laura O'Connell Rapira responds.

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