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Waitangi Day 2017

All stories relating to Waitangi celebrations from this year and previous celebrations 

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Breakfast over business at Ōrākei Marae

By Talisa Kupenga

Ngāti Whātua welcomed Prime Minister Bill English to Ōrākei Marae with open arms this morning, as hosts for his annual Waitangi Day breakfast. The PM spoke at the pōwhiri, a right he was refused at Te Tii Marae, which led to his boycott and non-attendance at that event.


Rereātea @ Waitangi

Wikitoria Day and Kimi Kaire Melbourne are @ Waitangi 2017 bringing you the latest updates and an in-depth look at how celebrations are unfolding. Tune in to Te Kāea tonight for more at 5:30PM.


Ōrākei relish talks with PM during Waitangi visit

By Mānia Clarke

Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei look forward to discussing issues of importance directly with the Prime Minister Bill English when he visits Ōrākei marae for Waitangi celebrations.  Spokesperson Taiaha Hawke says it’s an opportunity for them to discuss their concerns directly with him ahead of this year’s election.