Expression of regret by the British government marks 'new chapter in history'

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 3 October 2019

The British High Commissioner Laura Clarke says she was happy using the phrase "expression of regret" rather than "sorry" when speaking of the harm caused when James Cook arrived in New Zealand in 1769 She told Corin Dann the success of Tuia 250 was not central to her government's decision to visit Gisborne yesterday to acknowledge those who died in the encounter and express her sympathy.