Monthly Archives: April 2013

More activism needed

Please go to TheDailyBlog here for Marama Davidson’s post on inspiring more activism. “We all have a responsibility to be politically active. There – I said it. But the definition for being political is wide ranging. How people manifest their political … Continue reading

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Maori control over Maori frameworks – Why I advocate strongly for Kaupapa Maori

Was asked recently why I advocate so strongly for Kaupapa Maori and for Maori control over Maori frameworks. The question has also been asked recently by a Pakeha academic around who gets to determine the boundaries for kaupapa Maori? It’s … Continue reading

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Citizen A Television – Cronyism, Marriage Equality and government GCSB spying

Marama Davidson, Martyn Bradbury and Julie Fairey speak to: .the appointments of Commissioners to the Human Rights Commission .Marriage Equality .Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) seeking to extend it’s powers of spying You an watch the 27 minute clip here.

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Race Relations Commissioner out of her depth?

Please go to the link below for my blog on the Race Relations Commissioner Susan Devoy failing to do her job in speaking out against the racism that visiting Dane MP incited with her racist comments towards Maori culture. You … Continue reading

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Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day (Bikini Day) 01 March 2013

No te parau tia, no te parau mau, no te tiamaraa, e tu, e tu – For justice, for truth and for independence, wake up, stand up ! Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day (‘Bikini’ Day), 1 March, marks the … Continue reading

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Native Affairs panel – Marama Davidson speaking on the appointment of Susan Devoy

Marama Davidson joins a Native Affairs panel with John Tamihere and Martyn Bradbury to debate the appointment of Susan Devoy to the role of Race Relations Commissioner. You can view the Native Affairs video clip of the panel discussion here:

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Radio NZ interview with Marama Davidson – Idle No More

“Ideas this week talks to Marama Davidson, David Geary and Clayton Thomas-Muller about the Idle No More movement which deals with the rights and identity of First Nations people, starting in Canada with a predominantly female lead.” Cree activist Clayton … Continue reading

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