Joe Hawke was a politician and Mori land rights activist from New Zealand. At the age of 82, he passed away. Let’s see how did he die, what happened and what was Joe Hawke Cause of Death.
Joe Hawke as a Member of Parliament
Joseph Parata Hohepa Hawke MNZM was a New Zealand politician and Mori land rights activist who lived from 1940 to 2022. From 1996 to 2002, he was a Labour Party member of Parliament.
He was initially elected to Parliament as a list MP in 1996, after running unsuccessfully against incumbent Tau Henare of New Zealand First for the Te Tai Tokerau seat. He did not run in an electorate in the 1999 election, remaining a list MP. He left politics after the election in 2002.
Joe Hawke Cause of Death
He worked as a consultant and a company director before entering Parliament. He was a leader of the Bastion Point protests and the Mai FM radio station, among other Mori organizations. He was a lay preacher for the Open Brethren.
Hawke was named a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for contributions to Mori and the community in the 2008 Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Hawke passed away on May 22, 2022.
We do not know or have information on what caused the death of the individual described above, but we will update this article whenever we have that information and have received permission from the deceased’s family to do so. Sad news. Condolences to his whanau and friends. Joe Hawke, the leader of the Takaparawhau occupation, died.
Tribute to Joe Hawke
Grant Robertson said,
Joe Hawke, Aue, has passed away. Joe was still a Labour MP when I started working in Parliament. We hit it off, and I’ve enjoyed the 20 years I’ve spent with him since. Totara of Ngti Whtua, a guy of enormous courage and mana. I will miss you, Moe mai r e te rangatira.
Catherine Delahunty said,
Joe Hawke will be remembered for his outstanding leadership at Takaparawha, as well as the death of Moana Jackson a month before him / giants of the rangatiratanga fights – may they rest in peace.
Grow From Here Kaye said,
When I was 23, I was on Orakei Marae listening to Joe Hawke speak about Bastion Point while a Kuia stroked my hair. It was about a month after my mother died, and I was sad but loved. When he stopped talking, the Kuia prodded me and stated a Pkeh needed to waiata.
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