Monthly Archives: June 2012

Reconstructing Meanings Of Family: Lesbian/ Whanau And Families In Aotearoa

In 1998 I wrote a Chapter for a publication on Families in New Zealand. The focus was to both deconstruct and reconstruct notions of whanau and to clearly articulate the place of gay and lesbian whanau within Maori society. The … Continue reading

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Taking It To The Streets

It was the day of the Budget that the first ‘Blockade the Budget’ protest brought Auckland students back on to the streets for the first time in many years.  It was the first student protest that my 18 year old … Continue reading

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