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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The nature of protest…

Climate change has been a hot topic for a number of years around the world. In New Zealand this week, Māori in the North Island took provocative action to try and stop what they believe is damaging to the environment and their iwi's future. Raihania Tipoki and a team from Greenpeace had a simple message … Continue reading The nature of protest…