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September 8, 2020

A Labour Party promise to make Matariki a public holiday from 2022 if re-elected has got many in te ao Māori excited, including one man who has dedicated his life to sharing his traditional knowledge about the star cluster.

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Sir Apirana Ngata was a man who set the pace of his times and a true Maori leader. He has often been described as the foremost Māori politician to have ever served in Parliament, and is also known for his work in promoting and protecting Māori culture and language. In the 1905 election, Ngata himself stood as the Liberal candidate for the Eastern Maori electorate, challenging the incumbent Wi Pere. He was elected to Parliament.

 

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