Standing with Standing Rock

There has been a lot of publicity around the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Over recent weeks there was a groundswell of support from Māori for our Indigenous brothers and sisters of Standing Rock tribe. Haka with Standing Rock has over 47,000 members. Some travelled to Dakota to offer their physical support to the … Continue reading Standing with Standing Rock

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Parihaka – NZ’s war and peace

This week's theme at which I explore provocative action in New Zealand is land.  It's timely (and I'd love to say planned) that it's the week in which Parihaka is remembered by many. Parihaka is a story that needs telling in Aotearoa.  Children of this country should grow up knowing about Te Whiti-o-Rongomai and Tohu … Continue reading Parihaka – NZ’s war and peace