Māori Party MP Rawiri Waititi will swear his own oath as he moves through the seats in the House. Photo / Mark Mitchell

Māori Party co-leader Rawiri Waititi says he will not pledge allegiance to only the Queen when he is sworn into Parliament this afternoon.

Instead, he will include Ngā Rangatira o ngā Hapū o Aotearoa and Te Tiriti o Waitangi in his Oath of Allegiance, which will also acknowledge the sovereign and head of state.

It’s understood he will read his own oath in te reo as he…

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