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Whale Rider

I wouldn’t say this was my favorite movie ever, but it was a good story and I appreciated the culture in this movie.

Paikea is a young girl who strives for her grandfather’s approval. 226 more words

Art World Culture

NZ: Story

Hello there. As nothing exciting has happened, I thought I’d share with you a story that I have been dabbling with since I first moved to New Zealand. 3,443 more words


Writing Workshop with Witi Ihimaera

I recently had the amazing opportunity to listen to a talk and participate in a writing workshop by the inspirational man, Witi Ihimaera. Witi is a Maori author of short stories and novels. 422 more words

Wanted: more fertiliser and horse manure

(For our opening week, we asked all our contributors to think about why they’re On The Left, and what the next three years holds for the left, the government, and New Zealand.) 470 more words

Social Justice

More statistics on women in politics after election results

I found Deborah Russell‘s blog, A Bee of a Certain Age by accident on Twitter and I’m so glad I did.

She stood as a Labour candidate for the first time in the Rangitikei electorate this year. 161 more words

Elections 2014

Tiki Taane by New Zealand artist Sofia Minson

In 2012. the Newmarket Business Association commissioned Sofia to do a 9 x 15 metre urban paste-up of a print of her painting of Tiki Taane with full-face moko (traditional Maori tattoo) on a wall in Newmarket. 8 more words

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