The Northern Club is the oldest serving gentleman's club in New Zealand. In fact women were only granted membership to this exclusive establishment in 1991.
It's been described as representative of important aspects of colonial society, such as all-male associations and business networks based on traditions introduced from Britain, particularly amongst the social elite.
So probably not the venue you'd expect to find a Māori Party fundraiser. But as Native Affairs discovered you'd be wrong.
Mihingarangi Forbes is joined in studio by the president of the Māori Party, Naida Glavish.