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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: … 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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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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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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