That was the revolutionary decision they made for the survival of their people and the object for which they signed a Treaty at Waitangi in February 1840. It is something for which contemporary Maori should be intensely thankful for and proud of having achieved.
A Memoir K R Bolton. 3570 WORDS The Springbok tour of 1981 was apparently a defining moment for many New Zealanders. Forty years ago, during July, August and September, New Zealand came as close to civil war as it has seen. The National Government stubbornly resisted pressures from without and within to end relations with … Continue reading Where were YOU in ’81?
First published on RightTimes.tv Feb 26 2021By James Davidson 1700 words In today’s modern setting around the West, there is only one conception of freedom, “do what you want, as long as it doesn’t infringe on anyone else’s rights”. This definition sounds compelling, in fact, it sounds liberating. Under it one can do, be or … Continue reading The Modern Definition of Freedom Is Wrong
By C McCabe. 3300 words The extreme Left Labour Government of Jacinda Ardern may finally get caught out with the plan to hand over the sovereignty of New Zealand to an unelected coterie of Maori Tribal elite engaged in a long term plan to subvert our system of government to permanent Tribal rule. The question … Continue reading He Puapua and Nationalism
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.
...the Settler built New Zealand with ‘a sword in one hand and a trowel in the other’, trying to carve out a nation from the wilderness of lands that had for a large part, always been devoid of human settlement, which had nonetheless been paid for, and which were now subjected to Maori aggression, all the while imposing an increasing debt burden on the hapless Settler. What a travesty that the image today being imposed especially on children is one of the rapacious, avaricious Settler, responsible for our ‘white privilege’
The European heritage can only be disparaged through a pseudo-scholarly method called presentism – the application of current attitudes onto former eras. Presentism is the premise on which Europhobia rests.
Part I: New ‘Histories Curriculum’ Has there ever been an administration or government in New Zealand’s history (or ‘histories’) more fanatically intent on social engineering than the Ardern regime? Certainly, there has never been an administration more intent on relegating the Euro-New Zealander to extinction in all ways other than as rootless economic automatons, for … Continue reading ‘Aotearoa New Zealand Histories’
This article is about culture; specifically, music and poetry, two areas that flourished during the colonial period.