Story: Ngā rōpū – Māori organisations

Hīkoi to Waitangi

Hīkoi to Waitangi

In 1984 the Waitangi Action Committee, the New Zealand Māori Council, the Māori Women's Welfare League, Te Kotahitanga and the Kīngitanga organised a hīkoi (march) to Waitangi to prevent the Waitangi Day celebrations. Here the group pauses on the bridge near the Treaty grounds to say a karakia.

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Basil Keane, 'Ngā rōpū – Māori organisations - Protest organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29692/hikoi-to-waitangi (accessed 7 August 2020)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017