Hīkoi hopes to influence better race relations

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E mea ana te Koromatua o Ngāmotu a Andrew Judd, me aro atu te iwi pākeha ki ngā ahuatanga kaikiri, kia tāea rātou te anga whakamua hei painga mō ngā iwi katoa. He tata ki te kotahi mano tāngata te tokomaha i taki rā i te huarahi ki Parihaka ki tā Judd taha, ā, i kōrero a Te Kāea ki ētahi o te iwi kainga, ki te kite he aha rā te hohonutanga o te hikoi nei ki a rātou.

I a Andrew Judd e whakaeke ana ki te pā o Parihaka, he hokinga mahara tenei mō Maataa Wharehoka me ōna ake hikoi .

E ai ki a Mātā Wharehoka no Ngāti Tahinga, Pirirakau hoki, “When you look at what's happened to Andrew Judd then yeah there's racism. What about what happened to you, to Maori? Well yes we have suffered racism for many many years.”

Hei tā te koromatua a Andrew, “Why is it that when a European all of a sudden we get the extra attention when Māori have been saying this since 1860 from Parihaka so we need to have a conversation.”

Ehara te tai o te kiri te take nui ki nga ringawera nei o te whare kai o "Te Niho O te Atiawa Ki Parihaka" engari ko te takakai ma nga manuhiri, te whainga matua.

Hei tā Wharehoka, “There are 30 Pākehā people in there and they know what I'm about and how we've been treated in Aotearoa. Those Pākehā people in there will be the ones that stand up for us and walk beside Andrew Judd.”

Kaare I tae atu a Rob Green ki te taha o Judd, engari I puta kē tana wero ki te hunga whakahē I te tono kia whakatūria ngā tūru Maori ki runga I te Kaunihera.

Hei tā tetahi kaitautoko Rob Green, “They would say loudly they aren't racist, that people that are trying to introduce this are racist themselves so I say this with love I would say they are racist.”

E ai ki te kaitorangapu o mua o te Tai Tonga a Mahara Okeroa, mena he pai mo te whare miere, he pai hoki mo te Kaunihera.

“Mai rā ano ko Ngā turu ki roto I te whare paremata he aha te raruraru.”

E rere ngatahi ana te haki a Te Whiti o Rongomai me Tohu Kākahi me Ngā Kāro o te Ao, hei tohu o te rongomau. He ahuatanga e hiahiatia ana e Judd.

Hei tā Judd, “Actually who are we Pākehā? We need to speak to ourselves, what role we have had talking Pākehā to Pākehā in the sense we are to blame for so many things.

“When 10000 people can say we are ready to sign the petition for Maori and the govt has to make a change and pakeha have to join Maori, that's awesome and I love it,” hei tā Wharehoka.

Koinei Te waahi e Takoto Ana tetahi o Nga rangatira o Parihaka Ara ko Te Whiti o Rongomai, a e Mohio Ana matou ki ona Kōrero are "Kia hohou Te rongo", Koira hoki Te Kōrero a Andrew Judd Ki te marea, engari Taaria Te wa Mena ka whai hua ona Kōrero Ki Aotearoa.