Hundreds gather for Koro Wētere's Tūrangawaewae funeral

From Morning Report, 7:45 am on 27 June 2018

A funeral service will be held later this morning at Ngaruawahia's Tūrangawaewae Marae for the former Māori Affairs Minister and long-serving Labour MP, Koro Wētere. Mr Wētere died on Saturday at the age of 83. RNZ Māori news correspondent Leigh-Marama McLachlan is at the marae where it has been a very cold morning.