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Aotearoa: New Zealand Prime Minister forced to abandon speech by Maori protest

A series of corporate news reports on protests held in Aotearoa (New Zealand) during Treaty of Waitangi Day celebrations during which NZ Prime Minister John Key was forced to abandon his speech in the face of hostile protests by Maoris.

PM forced to cut short visit to Waitangi marae

Maori protest during Treaty of Waitangi Celebrations, Feb 2012

Radio New Zealand, Feb 4, 2012
The Prime Minister has cut short his visit to the marae at Waitangi in the Bay of Islands after protest action got too noisy and his speech was drowned out.
John Key led a large party of government ministers, MPs and officials on to Te Tii marae on Sunday morning for an official welcome as part of Waitangi celebrations. Read the rest of this entry