Our History and Future in Global Spotlight

Otago University graduate Chris Ford penned an in-depth three part overview on NZ race politics for the Global Politician. The first provides a historical backdrop to the events of 2004 when, in Ford’s words, NZ’s widely held status as home to the world’s best race relations was “devastatingly challenged” in the aftermath of Don Brash’s now infamous Orewa Speech.


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Young Māori Women Stand up for Their Land

Young Māori Women Stand up for Their Land

Five years ago, law graduate Pania Newton and her cousins got together around a kitchen table and agreed to do everything in their power to prevent a housing development at Ihumātao,…