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Te Ururoa and Shark Week on Māori TV

Right. Disclosures. First up, I voted Māori Party in the last election and have personal relationships with one or more people connected to this story. Make of that what you will. 1,515 more words

New Zealand Society

Internalising our oppression

Since I began blogging around three years ago, my exposure to different Māori forums has expanded significantly. This is my last post for Ellipsister so I considered it timely to round out my experience with a post on internalised oppression by looking at three currently controversial issues: the marginalisation of the Te Paati Māori and the call for a merger with the MANA Movement, and the allegations of editorial interference at Māori Television. 1,695 more words

NZ Party Politics

Collective Efforts

In his recent post, Too quick to take the credit? Morgan Godfery argues that it was a “crass” move by the Māori Party to put out a statement taking credit for the $790 million hardship package included in this years Budget. 944 more words

NZ Party Politics

John Campbell gone, a tragedy, travesty or a wake up call?

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,
Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,
Silence the pianos and with muffled drum
Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come. 692 more words


Budget 2015: Whānau, Whenua, Whare

Budget 2015 saw the Māori Party secure around $1billion in funding for Māori initiatives. In particular, the party spearheaded the hardship package of $790 million to tackle poverty in  Aotearoa. 552 more words


Six month report card (October 2014-April 2015): The Government

When National came back to Parliament riding an all time high in October 2014, it must have seemed like it as a party could do no wrong. 608 more words

New Zealand National Party