15 Aug 2018

Māori King accused of being manipulated by chief advisor

From Morning Report, 7:55 am on 15 August 2018

Just days before the Kingitanga movement holds its annual coronation celebrations in Ngāruawahia King Tuheitia has found himself under an extraordinary attack from one of his former advisors. In a searing email sent to the King, Tukoroirangi Morgan goes through a long list of his leader's failings. He also has a go at the Chief Advisor Rangi Whakaruru who he says should be sacked. RNZ Māori News correspondent Leigh-Marama McLachlan has been covering the story and has more.