23 Jan 2018

Why Jacinda Ardern's Waitangi visit could make history

From Morning Report, 7:25 am on 23 January 2018

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will spend more than five days at Waitangi this year. She is expected to speak during the formal welcome - a move that will set her apart from former female leaders. Whānau Ora Minister Peeni Henare is from Northland. He told RNZ it's time for change and the right decision for the leader of our nation. With more on the significance of the Prime Minister's visit, Māori Issues correspondent Mihingarangi Forbes joins us.