5 Dec 2023

Te Pāti Māori protests - Day of action focuses on new government's Māori policies

11:50 am on 5 December 2023

Protesters have dispersed following large gatherings in the North Island this morning.

A police spokesperson said in Tāmaki Makaurau officers were continuing to monitor groups in various locations across the motorway network.

The spokesperson said while there had been traffic disruption, the protests had been peaceful and there had been no arrests.

The demonstrations were in response to Te Pāti Māori's call for action against the new government's policies on co-governance and the Treaty.

See how the morning unfolded here:

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