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Photo Essay: Powerful Mood Gains Strength At Hikoi

All images are courtesy of Eddie Gay of Auckland University of Technology’s journalism school.

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Maori, Pakeha, politicians, and gang members all joined a Hikoi on Saturday marching down Queen Street Auckland intent on pressuring the Government into withdrawing proposed legislation on the Foreshore and Seabed of New Zealand. More than 6000 people took part in the Hikoi.

Prof. Margaret Mutu, Ngati Kahu.

Dr Pita Sharples, co-leader of the Maori Party.

Annette Sykes, Te Arawa lawyer, delivers an emotional speech.

A blackpower presence.

Green Co-leader, Jeanette Fitzsimons.

Titewhai Harawira, broadcaster and veteran activist.

Members of the kapa haka group, Mana Taki, led by Dr Pita Sharples.

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