Goosebumps ensued when Lady Senator Hana-Rawhiti Kareariki Maipi-Clarke from New Zealand delivered a powerful Haka performance during her maiden speech.
New Zealand’s youngest MP(21), performing haka in parliament. (Screengrab)
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  • Hana-Rawhiti Kareariki Maipi-Clarke, at 21 years old, is the youngest MP in New Zealand.
  • She represents the Te Pāti Māori party as a Member of Parliament.
  • Maipi-Clarke holds the distinction of being the second-youngest MP in New Zealand’s history, following James Stuart-Wortley.
  • James Stuart-Wortley was elected in the 1853 election at the age of 20 years and 7 months.
  • Notably, Maipi-Clarke achieved her political success by defeating Nanaia Mahuta, the country’s longest-serving female MP, to secure her seat.