What is decolonisation?

What is decolonisation?

By Ocean Ripeka Mercier (Ngāti Porou) Many writers only loosely define what they mean by it, and others use it as a general black box for addressing the negative impacts of colonisation upon Indigenous peoples.   Like colonisation, decolonisation is a huge and...
What is the Treaty of Waitangi settlement process?

What is the Treaty of Waitangi settlement process?

By Carwyn Jones Carwyn Jones outlines the process iwi go through to settle Treaty grievances. The Treaty settlement process is a staged process of negotiation between the Crown and defined Māori communities which is aimed at agreeing redress packages that will settle...
Why isn’t my professor Pasifika or Māori?

Why isn’t my professor Pasifika or Māori?

By Tara McAllister & Sereana Naepi The number of Māori and Pasifika students attending New Zealand universities has been increasing steadily, but for many of these students, they will not be taught by Māori or Pasifika throughout their degree. The number of Māori...
Q+A: Ihumātao: Can protests really change things?

Q+A: Ihumātao: Can protests really change things?

As peaceful protest and occupation continue at Ihumātao in Auckland, what does the future hold for protest movements of this ilk in New Zealand? How effective can these sorts of protest be in enacting change? Deb Rawson spoke to Professor Paul Moon about treaty...