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    NZ should learn from Māori resilience- Meng Foon

    Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon wants New Zealanders to amplify the resilience of Māori whānau and communities on today's International Day of Indigenous Peoples.

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    Meng Foon wants Kiwis to become 'anti-racists'

    Meng Foon wants Kiwis to take an active role in the war on racism.

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    Give no voice to racism- Meng Foon

    'Give no voice to racism' is the slogan for the campaign launched by the Human Rights Commission this week. 

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    Meng Foon repeats call for NZ Wars public holiday

    Race Relations reconciliator Meng Foon says now is the time, to create a public holiday to commemorate the NZ Wars. 

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    175 years of Chinese history in Aotearoa.

    The origins of Race Relations Commissioner Meng Liu Foon hail from Guangzhou an area in which many Chinese immigrants come from who landed here in New Zealand in the 1800s. For 175 years Chinese have embraced New Zealand as their new home and this history has been captured in the 'Being Chinese in Aotearoa' exhibition currently showing in Wellington.   

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    Race Relations Commissioner wants more recognition of NZ Land Wars

    Race Relations Commissioner, Meng Foon is calling on the Government to implement a paid day of commemorations to acknowledge the New Zealand Land Wars.

  7. Video for "Once upon a time, Māori owned and managed 100% of New Zealand" - Foon visits Ihumātao
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    "Once upon a time, Māori owned and managed 100% of New Zealand"- Foon visits Ihumātao

    Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon says he is proud to be among those fighting for their rights at Ihumātao, following his visit to the occupation site today.  Foon says the visit to Ihumatao is to get a feel for the mauri of the whenua and to understand the essence of the issues.

  8. Video for "The racism among us needs to stop" - Meng Foon
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    "The racism among us needs to stop"- Meng Foon

    Newly appointed Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon is calling for official recognition of the New Zealand Land Wars and its devastating impact on Māori. In his first interview in the new role, he discussed Ihumātao, Tuia250 and racism in Aotearoa.

  9. Video for Māori-speaking mayor Meng Foon acknowledged for services to East Coast
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    Māori-speaking mayor Meng Foon acknowledged for services to East Coast

    After 18 years as mayor of Gisborne and as the only Māori-speaking mayor in Aotearoa, Meng Foon is stepping away from local government.  A formal farewell for Foon was held at Te Poho o Hine i Tuhia wharekai in Gisborne.

  10. Video for Retiring Māori speaking mayor says te reo available to all
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    Retiring Māori speaking mayor says te reo available to all

    After 24 years in local government, Gisborne mayor Meng Foon has announced this will be his final term.  Foon leaves as the only fluent reo Māori-speaking mayor in New Zealand.

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