Prime Minister John Key has been welcomed onto Te Tii Marae at Waitangi.
And while it was all quiet on the protest front, as expected his arrival wasn't without some controversy.
There was a standoff at the gates to the marae this morning between the family of Titewhai Harawira and Ani Taurua – as neither wanted to welcome Mr Key together.
Watch the video.
source: newshub archive