5 Feb 2024

Coalition can expect fierce, united front at Waitangi

From Morning Report, 6:43 am on 5 February 2024

The coalition government can expect a fierce and united front when it arrives at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds Monday morning.

Crown-Māori relations have dominated the new government's term so far, with a national hui and Rātana celebrations drawing thousands together to oppose its policies.

That grassroots momentum has now reached Waitangi.

Political reporter Anneke Smith has more.