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Excuses, but no proof, over PM’s welcome

Thursday 22 June 2017 | Published in Letters to the Editor

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Excuses, but no proof, over PM’s welcome
Is this a traditional Cook Islands welcome, a reader asks? 17061353

Obviously the House of Ariki president and his advisers needed to justify to their many critics why they copied the New Zealand Maori custom of wero on their marae for the occasion of the New Zealand PM's visit.

Obviously the House of Ariki president and his advisers needed to justify to their many critics why they copied the New Zealand Maori custom of wero on their marae for the occasion of the New Zealand PM's visit.


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