July 03, 2023
Hana-Rawhiti Maipi Clarke I Te Pāti Māori Hauraki-Waikato Candidate
Hana-Rawhiti Maipi-Clarke, 20, will challenge the long-time Labour incumbent and current foreign affairs minister as the Te Pāti Māori candidate for Hauraki-Waikato, her father, Potaka Maipi, confirmed.
Mahuta has strong ties within the electorate and is a descendant of the Kiingitanga movement. Mahuta has comfortably held the seat – previously Te Tai Hauāuru – since 1996.