23 Jan 2024

Rātana takes place against a politically-charged backdrop

From Midday Report, 12:15 pm on 23 January 2024

Rātana officials have said that talks about ACT's proposal to re-examine the Treaty of Waitangi will be the focus of this year's gathering.

The Prime Minister Christopher Luxon has rejected accusations from Te Pāti Māori that his government is white supremacist, labelling the rhetoric divisive and unhelpful.

Political commentator and former Labour Party activist Shane Te Pou spoke to Charlotte Cook.