Monthly Archives: November 2013

Māori women say traditional values are the key to combatting violence – media release

Media release 24 November 2013  Te Wharepora Hou Māori women’s group calls on Māori across the country to commit to removing family violence by returning to traditional values and practices.  “The violence experienced in our home and whānau is a direct outcome … Continue reading

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National Day of Action Against Rape Culture – Marama Davidson speech

Below is a ‘tamer’ and extended version of the speech I offered to the Auckland march and rally against rape culture held on Saturday 16 November 2013. “Kia ora koutou katoa Firstly I acknowledge the mana whenua iwi and hapū … Continue reading

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Love for Parihaka

Bear in mind We are still digging you out of our tucked away memories a knowledge glazed over by the brush stroke of civilisation Tupuna deeds from that time of Parihaka Power are actions guiding a story of sassy intelligent … Continue reading

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Open Letter to John and Willie

Tena korua John and Willie Yesterday we were sent the link to your radio programme of your discussion with ‘Amy’. Listening to your programme is a rare event in both of our whare. Why? Because the views you espouse are … Continue reading

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