6 Feb 2021

Waitangi 2021: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

From Waitangi Day 2021, 8:20 am on 6 February 2021
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Prime Minister gave her address on the mahau of Te Whare Runanga earlier this week. Jacinda Ardern confirmed that a new public holiday acknowledging Matariki, one of the star clusters that heralds the traditional Maori New Year, will be held on 24 June 2022. She also acknowledged that, whilst her Government had made some progress for Maori, what the party had achieved was not enough. Ms Ardern spoke with Julian Wilcox about what her political priorities are this year.

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