19 Oct 2020

Maori Council boss delighted by amount of Maori representation

From First Up, 5:44 am on 19 October 2020

Saturday's election saw a big jump in the number of Maori MPs who will enter Parliament this term. And in the Waiariki electorate, Rawiri Waititi looks on track to secure the seat for the Maori Party, with his nose just in front of Labour's Tamati Coffey but with special votes yet to be tallied. The executive director of the Maori Council, Matthew Tukaki, told our producer Matthew Theunissen, he's delighted by the amount of Maori representation there will be in the next Parliament.