Tag Archives: Colonisation

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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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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Indigenous rights, Idle No More and down with the patriarchy – Marama Davidson

Speaking at an Auckland rally 05 October 2013.

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Global Day of Action on Indigenous Rights #Oct7Proclaim – Marama Davidson

A message (1:35secs) from Aotearoa to support Idle No More and a day of global action on indigenous rights. #Oct7Proclaim #IdleNoMore

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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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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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ALL Children Born are our Treasures

Personal Opinion – 04 March 2012  Children are our treasures regardless of what home, family or circumstance they are born into. On this Children’s Day I express my thanks for my own children and every single child that the earth … Continue reading

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