Welcome to the Waiariki Electorate

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By donating non-perishable goods needed at Motiti Island and equipment needed for the clean-up operation.

Please drop donations off at my offices at the following Whakatane and Rotorua addresses:

Waiariki Electorate Office
1489 Eruera Street

Waiariki Electorate Office
40E Landing Road

You can phone my offices toll free on 0508 924 274

Please only donate goods that are needed - see below for the list:
Cans of food
Can openers
Toilet Paper
Rubbish bags
Latex/plastic gloves

Keeping Our Promise -
Interview with Tariana Turia on the Takutai Moana Bill

Waiariki: Te Kai a Matariki

Te Ururoa Flavell belongs to the Ngati Rangiwewehi and Ngapuhi iwi. He lives with his wife, Erana, in Ngongotaha, Rotorua, and has five children.

Prior to being an MP, Te Ururoa has worked in education circles for most of his life. He has filled leadership positions at all levels of the education sector in teaching, Governance and Management, and has been a teacher, principal, CEO of Whare Wananga, and an education consultant.

Being in parliament for Te Ururoa is about representing an independent political voice for Maori articulating the dreams and aspirations of our people.