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Don't Vote - It Encourages Them!

Apparently there’s a general election in New Zealand in a couple of weeks. Haven’t paid it much attention to be honest, such is the likely absurdity and irrelevance of the narcissistic bickering that has no doubt gone down. 900 more words

The Treaty of Waitangi

One of the most significant documents in New Zealand’s history is the Treaty of Waitangi. Signed in 1840 between representatives of the British Crown and various Maori chiefs from the North Island of New Zealand, it gave Britain sovereignty over New Zealand while acknowledging the rights of the indigenous people, the Maori. 785 more words

Moving To New Zealand

The Spin vs The Reality

When it comes to the Māori Party, it has become apparent just how deeply rooted the spin about the party is, and how blindly and uncritically it is propagated. 1,038 more words

NZ Party Politics

Cross-Examination: Exploring the Effects of Treaty Settlements on Iwi and Young Maori

Cross-Examination: Exploring the Effects of Treaty Settlements on Iwi and Young Maori

Cross-Examination is a blog series about current legal issues in New Zealand produced by EJP Communications volunteers. 1,709 more words

Completed Research

Te Tai Tokerau: Davis appeals to whānau, hapū and iwi

In breaking news last night, Kelvin Davis was painted as a traitorous, negative, self-serving individual. Some of the responses from InternetMANA supporters (including some of which were Labour supporters) was nothing short of vile, and not worth repeating here. 336 more words

NZ Party Politics

3 Questions: Metiria Turei, co-leader of the Green Party

Metiria Turei became a New Zealand member of parliament in 2002 and has since been elected as co-leader of the Green Party. She was kind enough to answer three questions about some of the challenges facing New Zealand politics. 258 more words

Hijacking Tuhoe

At the beginning of the InternetMANA road show, Kim Dotcom claimed that he and Māori shared a commonality – both have suffered “a great injustice… 610 more words

NZ Party Politics