7 Feb 2024

Waitangi hīkoi organiser on kaupapa of the march

From Morning Report, 6:45 am on 7 February 2024

More than one thousand people took part in one Waitangi tradition, the hīkoi onto the treaty grounds.

The march began five days ago at Cape Reinga with numbers growing along the way.

Hikoi leader, Rueben Taipari, says the kaupapa of the march is simple uphold Te Tiriti.

He hopes the movement for kotahitanga, or unity, can be sustained.

Taipari spoke to Corin Dann.