K R Bolton7000 words. Maori Universal Franchise Preceded Settlers Recently there has been some debate on the extension of Maori representation on local body councils, with the creation of Maori wards that would ensure Maori representation on councils. As with the Maori parliamentary seats, based on four Maori electorates, ‘one nation’ neoliberals object that this … Continue reading New Zealand Histories IV
K R Bolton2800 words Over the course of 15 and 16 June, the first ‘hui’ on ‘Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism’ was supposed to bring together in single accord a gaggle of ‘experts’ and ethnic representatives. The idea of an annual ‘hui’ to discuss terrorism was mooted in recommendations to Government by the commission of … Continue reading Jewish-Muslim conflict at first annual Eruophobe hui.