22 Apr 2021

Moko kauae worn with pride by Māori Judge Ophir Cassidy

From First Up, 5:21 am on 22 April 2021

Ophir Cassidy is the first Maori judge with a moko kauae to be appointed to the district court. In a special sitting of the Manukau District Court at Te Kura Maori o Nga Tapuwae - Judge Cassidy's old school - she was sworn in. Our reporter, Ella Stewart started by asking her what the big day was like.