6 Dec 2023

Government dismisses protests promoted by Te Pāti Māori as 'inconsequential'

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 6 December 2023

The coalition is dismissing widespread anti-government protests as inconsequential, but others say Māori anger at planned changes is not going to fade any time soon.

Thousands turned out on Tuesday for protests - promoted by Te Pati Māori - to oppose the Coalition's policies on many Māori issues.

On Wednesday morning the Māori King, Kiingi Tuheitia, has called for a national hui on unity to be held on the 20th of January

RNZ Māori News Editor Taiha Molyneux spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.