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Tactical Voting, Manaakitanga and the Northland By-Election

I’ve been sitting on this post for a while. Quite anxious about posting. Worried about the backlash. The thing is, I don’t consider tactical voting as inherently bad. 985 more words

NZ Party Politics

Some of New Zealand's Oldest

We spent four relaxing nights with friends David and Ann in their beautiful home in Kerikeri. Not only were they wonderful hosts, but Kerikeri is the perfect location from which to explore the history and scenery that the Bay of Islands and New Zealand’s Northland has to offer. 258 more words


Keep the red (and black and gold) flag flying

There’s a cat and mouse game going on in my suburb of Sandgate, and until recently, I didn’t even realize it.

Across the street from my house is a strip of bush land rising in front of a cliff face. 786 more words

Australian History

Voices from Waitangi

Gareth Morgan wasn’t the only New Zealander at Waitangi this week with strong feelings about the Treaty. David Fisher talked to several key Maori and Pakeha figures about the way ahead. 625 more words

The Treaty Of Waitangi

He iwi tahi tatou - we are one people

Prime Minister John Key’s Waitangi Day speech:

Rau rangatira ma e huihui nei,

Nau mai, haere mai ki Waitangi.

Tēnei aku mihi māhana mo te Kawanatanga Nahinara ki a koutou. 2,183 more words


A "level of self-governance" is not sovereignty

Labour leader Andrew Little’s comments at Waitangi today will simply add to the confusion about the foundational constitutional reality established by the Treaty – the sovereignty of the Crown in New Zealand. 246 more words

Ewen McQueen

Waitangi Day 2015

Kia ora. We hope you enjoy Aotearoa’s national day – Waitangi Day (Friday 6 February).  All our libraries are closed, but the Digital Library is open and there is plenty of Waitangi-related material to explore. 157 more words