Tag Archives: Hapu

Iwi and asset sales – taihoa!

  Whānau Māori – we have the potential power to stop the asset sales from happening. But we need to act now! WHAT HAPPENED? Government asset sales cannot go ahead yet because of our water rights. The Waitangi Tribunal says … Continue reading

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Vision: An Aotearoa governed according to tikanga and kawa

(Original article posted Dec 2010, updated Jan 2012) How can we help push a constitutional review towards this vision? We hope whānau will have a say in what rules and guidelines this country should be governed by. We urge people to find out what the current constitutional review process is all … Continue reading

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Pondering 2012……

31 December 2011 Actually before I start on next year I better look at 2011 first. Woah – freaky year! Around the end of 2010 I decided to pitch in with a few other like-minded wāhine and add our voice … Continue reading

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Hei oranga mā te whānau

Dr Leonie Pihama, Māori And Indigenous Analysis Ltd., Te Kotahi Institute, University of Waikato Dr Leonie Pihama Over the past few days I have been participating in the NZ Association for Research in Education annual conference. NZARE is a time … Continue reading

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Why the fear of Māori representation?

02 December 2011 Responses to the issue of Māori representation suggest some deeply rooted fear amongst opponents. Last Friday it was reported that the Whangarei District Council voted against Māori seats. Over the past month councils around the country have … Continue reading

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Thinking about voting……………some reflections on Elections 2011

Dr Leonie Pihama Tonight the final of the seven Māori electorate debates screened on Māori Television. It was filmed live at Māori Television and one of our wahine from Te Wharepora Hou, Marama Davidson, was given the opportunity to ask … Continue reading

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Marama Davidson and Occupy Auckland

Marama Davidson of Te Wharepora Hou speaks about decolonising the Occupy Movement. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=gUAEoz47l0M

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