05 Feb '12, 6am

DTN Singapore: Maori protesters confront New Zealand PM: WELLINGTON: A group of mostly Maori protesters forced N...

DTN Singapore: Maori protesters confront New Zealand PM: WELLINGTON: A group of mostly Maori protesters forced N...

WELLINGTON: A group of mostly Maori protesters forced New Zealand Prime Minister John Key to retreat from a national day ceremony amid rising objections to the planned sale of state assets. Key was confronted by the angry protesters on Sunday, as he arrived at the Te Tii Marae, a traditional meeting house in the northern township of Waitangi and he left soon after as chants and yelling drowned out his speech. The speech was part of ceremonies marking New Zealand's national day and the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi between the British Crown and indigenous Maori in 1840, which paved the way for European colonisation of the country. Police and Maori wardens kept the crowd of protesters away from Key but they could not stop the chants of "we don't want to listen to you" and "go home". Key told reporters he did not feel threatened by the protesters but felt the incident was...

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