Maori protesters march as New Zealand MPs sworn in

By Ben McKay
Updated December 5 2023 - 12:55pm, first published 12:53pm
Maori Party MP Takuta Ferris has been sworn in at the New Zealand Parliament, amid wider protests. (Ben McKay/AAP PHOTOS)
Maori Party MP Takuta Ferris has been sworn in at the New Zealand Parliament, amid wider protests. (Ben McKay/AAP PHOTOS)

Thousands of people have marched across New Zealand to protest the new government's policies for Maori, signalling the start of clashes over the country's national identity which could define Chris Luxon's coalition.

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