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The Governor - The Reverend Traitor (Episode One) Television (Full Length Episode) – 1977 Drama Māori

The Governor - The Reverend Traitor (Episode One)

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1977 Drama Māori

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It [the Governor] has made Māori matter. If Pākehā now have a better understanding of the Māori point of view; if the Māori, particularly the younger generation, now have a pride in their race, it stems from The Governor.
– Auckland Star reviewer Barry Shaw
Quite deliberately and with the arrogance of relative youth we'd set out to bring down a few flagpoles of our own. But as Heke understood, flagpole lowering has to be repeated.
– Governor writer Keith Aberdein
As a fellow-adulterer and master political manipulator Muldoon may have identified with Grey.
– Writer Keith Aberdein, reflecting on Prime Minister Muldoon’s attacks on the series