I note King Tuku through his spokesman Tuheietia is taking up the moronic latest appeasement effort as a day to "remember (the) Maori Wars".
Will it include the murderous "affrays" that occurred when Te Rauparaha after several slaughterings of various Maori in his aim of cornering the Jade market, centered on the South Island West Coast and towards a final bloody murder of white settlers in the Wairau Valley north of Blenheim, originally referred to as a Massacre then down graded to an affray and today is merely an incident, mind you the still dead white settlers might have considered the original term to be more accurate as 29 dead is not to be taken lightly. Then again the Pike River explosion that is widely described as a "Disaster" may in future be down graded to incident, it will depend on who is writing about it I guess.
Is it time that Cullodden, Bannockburn, Glencoe were all re-addressed and perhaps given a new descriptive.
Just what New Zealand needs as the ToW continues to be the basis for a racial division of our nation into paying serfs and entitled racially created elites living high on the hog with underwear that costs more per pair than what a struggling family spends at the grocer on a weeks food after tax on the income and before the Tax on those groceries.
Another ever paler "Brown Holiday" where the luvvies will riot and create additional mayhem for our police.
Boil your drinking water Hamilton, The Palace is very near, the contamination risk just moved to "code red".