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    The Maori Party says its decision not to travel to Waitangi next week is about giving certainty - and erring on the side of caution

    The Maori Party says its decision not to travel to Waitangi next week is about giving certainty - and erring on the side of caution


    It doesn't plan to attend the annual commemorations after advice from iwi... and to minimise the risk of spreading Covid-19.

    Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer says they've been reliant on advisors on the ground who are feeling anxious.

    She says they're really wanting to take the weight off the locals at the moment.

    Ngarewa-Packer's open to reviewing their position if the situation changes.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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