Reflecting…

Introduction The inspiration for my blog came from listening to journalist Maiki Sherman talk about questioning the then Prime Minister John Key about Māori representation on the proposed new flag design. She questioned him while her fellow journalists silently looked on. Someone accused her of being an activist, as if that was a bad thing. … Continue reading Reflecting…

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Reforming a racist…

Former New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd made headlines in New Zealand after he declared himself a reformed racist and set to provide better representation for Māori in New Plymouth. https://youtu.be/9NS3jmhBcTM What followed was a very public debate and Judd found himself on the receiving end of verbal abuse and spit as some residents chose to show … Continue reading Reforming a racist…