Outspoken Ngaphui leader David Rankin had called for a ban of the burqa at Waitangi.
Presumably not just for Waitangi Day but all times.
With the 175th¬†anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi approaching, the Ngapuhi leader David Rankin has called for a ban on burqas being worn at Waitangi, citing cultural reasons:
‚ÄúIslam condemns cultures that do not comply with its rules.¬†¬†We therefore see Islam as a direct threat to our rangatiratanga (sovereignty) and our culture,‚ÄĚ he says. ¬† Read more »