Maori Leader Performs Haka in New Zealand’s Parliament

December 5, 2023

A Maori politician performed an unexpected Haka in the middle of a government proceeding. The co-leader of the Maori Party, Rawiri Waititi, pledged allegiance to his descendants, all young people, and to the country’s founding document, The Treaty of Waitangi, in accordance with Maori practices and values. Then Waititi performed a Haka while walking toward the clerk of Parliament for the government pledge to King Charles III. Inside Edition Digital’s TC Newman has more.

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