Dame Salmond is an anthropologist, environmentalist and writer, and Professor of Maori Studies at the University of Auckland. She was New Zealander of the Year for 2013.
On Wednesday the Spinoff Review of Books published a negative review of historian Anne Salmond's latest work, Tears of Rangi, which claimed Salmond reduced her Māori subjects to 'cardboard caricatures'. Today we publish her response.
He showed us what one person can do for others, with intelligence, courage, discipline and dedication.