Tag Archives: Indigenous

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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新年快乐!Happy Chinese New Year! 新年快樂!

A mihi to our allies. I am taking this opportunity to acknowledge those who are honest allies of the Tangata Whenua of this land. There have always been tauiwi/non-Māori who are doing essential work in striving for a better nation. … 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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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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What a real revolution would look like!

Around the world many are rising against oppressive neo-liberal policies that benefit only 1% of all people. An “occupation” on Wall Street in New York has inspired other cities and countries to take action against this repression. A slogan borne from this protest has … Continue reading

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