Pākehā identity in changing times
19 July 2021
In parts of the world, including New Zealand, a series of major social movements are confronting racism and challenging the sense that being white is normal and preferred.
Robert Bartholomew: shining light on a shameful era of Māori segregation
1 July 2021
Opinion: Robert Bartholomew says it’s time to educate people about a dark chapter of Māori racial segregation because while history may not repeat itself, it speaks to the present.
‘Asian’ label hides health inequalities among school students
28 June 2021
From poverty to mental distress, new research shows how Asian high-school students fare.
Treaty: how can it become more than a word?
15 June 2021
If ‘treaty’ is to be more than a word, what will need to happen? For Australia’s National Reconciliation Week 2021, the Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity (AFSE) invited a panel of leaders from Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand to discuss their respective treaty journeys.
Taking Issue: Is New Zealand a more cohesive society since Covid-19?
25 May 2021
Opinion: Three Auckland academics give their views on the question of whether we are a more cohesive society thanks to Covid-19.
Courtney Sina Meredith: writer bursting with talent honoured
19 May 2021
Courtney Sina Meredith is the University of Auckland’s 2021 Young Alumna of the Year. Janet McAllister explains why there’s a lot to love about this writer’s work.
Pākehā must take the lead against racism
18 May 2021
Opinion: Peter O'Connor explains why racism belongs to Pākehā - and Pākehā need to take responsibility for stopping it.
Why hate spreads and what we can do about it
7 May 2021
Why are the politics of hate and the ideologies of the far right on the rise globally?
Iwi vs Kiwi: Beyond the binary
4 May 2021
Opinion: Instead of seeing Māori ways as either/or with existing thinking about the world and governance, it's time to bring them together, writes Dame Anne Salmond.
David Williams: the pen theft story that stands the test of time
30 April 2021
Opinion: David Williams reflects on a moment in his life when the pen was indeed mightier than the sword.
Dawn raids’ long racist shadow persists
8 April 2021
Opinion: Any apology for the 1970s dawn raids on Pacific people must be backed by real change on migration and challenging work against racism, writes Dylan Asafo.
Melani Anae: once a Panther, always a Panther
14 November 2020
In an honest, personal story, Dr Melani Anae (Pacific Studies) looks back on 50 years of involvement with activist group the Polynesian Panthers, what led her there and how it changed her life.