"It's all just chatter, it's all just rumour and speculation."
But Rawiri Waititi and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer have done nothing wrong, says Tau Henare.
"We're rookies, and as soon as we realised that we hadn't declared, we went straight to the Electoral Commission."
The Māori Party has also been referred to police for failing to declare thousands of dollars in donations on time.
The parties have been approached for a comment.
"Our people do not stand a chance against the might of the Crown when they are being intentionally targeted."
Up to one in five Māori could be hesitant.
The truth is still being tested.
It follows a bombshell interview with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
He said the "lesson of the day" is to do his own tweeting from now on.
Waititi has since edited his Facebook status.
"There is a new Aotearoa on the rise and it doesn't... look like National."
"People must serve their time, but not at the expense of basic human rights and dignity."
"It is a disappointing decision made for the wrong reasons," Brown said.
Rawiri Waititi was kicked out of the House by Speaker Trevor Mallard on Tuesday for not wearing a tie.
Equality under Te Tiriti is not about looking like, talking like, smelling like and acting like Trevor Mallard, writes Rawiri Waititi.
"The Green Member of Parliament from Mexico wore his own neck adornment that has been sanctioned by you because it is his culture."
The Waiariki MP was ejected from the chamber for not adhering to the dress code.
Parliament's stoush over ties v taonga could be settled at an urgent meeting on Wednesday night.
"That kind of politics serves no one but yourself."
She also revisited her "woman of colour" remarks.
"Whilst people that do crime must serve their time, they must also be treated in a just and humane way."
The MP visited the prison after being "invited by our brothers".
"I think 2020 will have to go down as one of our more challenging years on all sorts of fronts."
Māori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer says his departure is a sign progress is not being made.
"Too many of our whānau are struggling, out of work and unable to survive on benefits."
Māori Party co-leader Rawiri Waititi asked why the procurement target isn't 16 percent to reflect the Māori population.
The Speaker says there is a "clear set of rules" the Māori Party "chose to ignore".
Newshub understands Children's Minister Kelvin Davis is furious with Oranga Tamariki.
The Māori Party entered Parliament with a splash, refusing to swear the oath to the Queen alone.