Monday, October 15, 2018

“I can’t see Māori representation, yet the opening address is about Māori in jail,” he said.

https://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/news/national/colonisation-racism-main-drivers-of-maori-in-prisons-report/ Māori make up just over half of the country's prison population, while making up just 15 per cent of the general population. The report argued to put Māori perspectives at the centre of justice policy. "No policy should be decided by elected representatives without the full and direct participation of members of

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Lectures focus on Māori experience of trauma

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1609/S00449/lectures-focus-on-maori-experience-of-trauma.htm Lectures focus on Māori experience of trauma Thursday, 29 September 2016, 10:28 am Press Release: University of Canterbury Lectures focus on Māori experience of trauma The Ngai Tahu Research Centre at the University of Canterbury is hosting a lecture series, He Kokonga Whare - Māori and the Transmission of Historical Trauma, on the high

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Facebook says traditional Maori tattoo breached community standards

Facebook says traditional Maori tattoo breached community standards http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/life/84424222/facebook-says-traditional-maori-tattoo-breached-community-standards Auckland tattooist Hirini Katene has been left disappointed and puzzled after a video showing his recent work - a pūhoro (traditional Maori body tattoo) which covers most of his clients lower body - was removed by Facebook, who claimed it breached their community

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There is a serious skew in the system against Maori

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/84346494/new-zealands-racist-justice-system--our-law-is-not-colourblind?cid=facebook.post.84346494 A Stuff Circuit investigation has delved into 10 years' worth of data, examining arrest, prosecution, conviction and sentencing records and spoken to a broad range of people confronting the problem. Problem? Undeniably, yes. There is no doubt that, from whichever angle you look at it, there is a serious skew

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