It's been 150 years since the people of Te Whakatōhea were invaded by Crown troops at Te Tarata Pā; many of them losing their lives.
Tag: Justice. Showing results 131 - 140 of 140
Native Affairs – Inside West Papua – Part 2
West Papua is one of the most culturally diverse populations on the planet, with its indigenous population speaking over 275 different languages.
Native Affairs – Inside West Papua – Part 1
While this country agonises over whether or not it should change its flag, spare a thought for those who have a real problem with theirs. In the Indonesian province of West Papua, indigenous Papuans have been arrested and killed for raising their flag the Morning Star, seen by some a symbol of independence.
Native Affairs- A duty of care- Part 1
Last year 20-year old Sentry Taitoko died in a police cell he should never have even been in. His tragic story and the blunders Police made while in their care has become a landmark case. It led to an official inquiry which recommended major changes with the way Police deal with people in custody, who are under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
Justice Minister launches review on NZ's family violence legislation
In an effort to reduce New Zealand's horrific family violence track record, Justice Minister Amy Adams today launched a review into New Zealand's family violence legislation.
Combating family violence remains a priority for Justice Minister
According to Justice Minister Amy Adams, Government initiatives to reduce New Zealand's horrific family violence track-record have proven beneficial.
Teina Pora wants State apology
Now a free man, Teina Pora wants an apology from the State.
Window washer faces Marae Justice
25-year-old Mansell Dickson faces the Marae Justice Panel after being approached by Auckland Council officers and charged for breaching the Public Safety and Nuisance bylaw.
New prison opens in South Auckland
Auckland South Corrections Facility is the new prison that opened today in Wiri, South Auckland.
Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti- The legacy of Mokomoko
It was 150 years ago today that missionary Carl Volkner was killed. Te Whakatōhea chief Mokomoko was wrongfully charged with his murder and hung for it. The government responded by confiscating hectares of Te Whakatōhea land. Those injustices still resonate and are threaded through the songs Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti will perform this week at Te Matatini.