June 06, 2023
Ferris takes second run at Te Tai Tonga
Te Pāti Māori has picked Takuta Ferris to again contest Te Tai Tonga in October’s general election.
He ran second in 2020, 6855 votes behind Labour’s Rino Tirikatene.
Party president John Tamihere says he’s a battle-hardened candidate.
Mr Ferris is a principal advisor Māori at Massey University.
He also leads the Ngati Kahungunun kapa Tamatea Arikinui