07/02/2018

Brash’s mokopuna will be defined by their Maoritanga

I got to thinking about Waitangi Day, biculturalism and our national day when I dropped my youngest son – who is travelling to the UK for […]
02/02/2018

Our People, Our Voices, Our Journeys

Call for Submissions for Issue 2, 2018 “Manaakitanga – Nourishing and providing for the needs of our people and our communities, upholding the values and principles of Te […]
31/01/2018

Marae protocol and baby bumps

A couple of matters have caused some furious debate over the past 10 days and they both concern our newly elected Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. The […]
24/01/2018

Loan sharking or legalised theft

I want to address two matters of significance to our community, because whilst they may seem separate, there is a connection. The first are low-life loan […]
10/01/2018

John Tamihere answers the critics and golliwogs

When the Labour-led government passed its Families Package Act on a Saturday afternoon the week before Christmas, it signalled a culture and direction switch for this […]
03/01/2018

Prime Minister Ardern seizes leadership on Poverty

When the Labour-led government passed its Families Package Act on a Saturday afternoon the week before Christmas, it signalled a culture and direction switch for this […]