Battle for the Māori seats

The Māori seats are set to be as crucial as ever this election, particularly for the Māori Party.

With their party vote hovering around 1 percent, co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell need to win their seats to stay in Parliament.

Newshub political editor Patrick Gower talks to Flavell from Rotorua, and interviews Labour's Māori campaign director Willie Jackson and Green Party candidate Marama Davidson.

Watch the video.