Where will the Prime Minister be welcomed for Waitangi Day celebrations? It's one of the important questions to be addressed at a meeting at the Te Tii Waitangi Marae this Friday. It follows numerous calls to move the welcoming of dignitaries to the treaty grounds after the Prime Minister was told he was not welcome on the marae this year.
The new Governor-General of New Zealand has vowed to honour the relationship between the Crown and Māori through the Treaty of Waitangi. Dame Patsy Reddy gave the vow in her first address after being sworn in today to the position left vacant by Sir Jerry Mateparae.