Inappropriation?

Shock-boxer Mike Tyson has paid a dubious tribute to Maori culture by having a moko-inspired design tattooed around his left eye. New York Post: “‘It was meant to be Maori-ish,’ one source said of the tattoo nearly encircling all of Tyson’s left eye. ‘Its location has significance … he has an affinity for the Maori . . . and [the tattoo] is pretty meaningful to him.’ Asked if it was related to Tyson’s ancestry, the person added, ‘kind of, but not completely.'”


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Innovative New Zealanders on Forbes Under 30 List

Innovative New Zealanders on Forbes Under 30 List

Four young New Zealanders have made this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list. They are: founder of the Conversion Therapy Action Group Shaneel Lal, 21; Emily Au-Young, 29, co-founder of…