The 177th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi went off without a hitch at dawn this morning to what has been described as the largest crowd to gather in years. NZ Herald Focus was there to witness the magic.
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern narrates Peter and the Wolf at the Herald Theatre in Auckland. Video/Dean Purcell