29 Jan 2024

Seymour anticipates Waitangi events will be 'more tense' this year

From Morning Report, 8:10 am on 29 January 2024

ACT leader David Seymour says Waitangi commemorations will be "more tense" than usual this year.

Seymour is the architect of the Treaty Principles Bill that proposes to rewrite the treaty principles before putting them to a public vote.

The proposal has angered many Māori leaders, criticism Seymour will front up to in a week's time.

Political reporter Anneke Smith has more.