15 November, 2012
Mr Speaker, it is in times like this when you look out from the steps of parliament and see kuia, koroua and mokopuna heading into these buildings. When you see wheelchairs, walkers and prams being wheeled into these buildings. When this is the sight that greets you on a grey Wellington morning? Then Mr Speaker, you know the journey these people are on has taken generations, sacrifice and grievance to reach us today.
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