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Women Power – Episode 1 including Marama Davidson

Hosted by Catriona MacLennan – feminist and lawyer. Tania Pouwhare and Sabrina Muck speak at the beginning about where Aotearoa needs to do more work towards equality for women and other gender issues. Marama Davidson speaks from 14:00 about the … Continue reading

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Māori women’s voices in politics – protecting our environment and our people

“Today I am a Māori woman carving out a space to reflect on our unique relationship with Papatūānuku and our roles as kaitiaki and defenders of our lands, seas and people. This discussion throws a light on how the voices … Continue reading

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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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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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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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