Still in the North in Waitangi, not everywhere there is tension. MPs are also celebrating Waitangi in Kerikeri at the home of former Labour MP Shane Jones.
Labour MPs are use to the heat at Waitangi, but they're excited it won't be them being roasted tonight.
Dot Pumipi, Shane Jones' partner says the most important thing is strengthening relationships. Question is, what's on tonight's menu?
The event has become a hit over the three years and due to its popularity, a marquee has been erected, and there are plenty of helping hands.