Anne Salmond

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.

Mar 24, 2020

Times of trial

Once again, New Zealanders are caught up in world events that will test our mettle. This time, the battles will be fought at home, writes Dame Anne Salmond.

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Nov 25, 2017

Dame Anne Salmond: how a Spinoff reviewer got it wrong about my new book

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.

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Mar 5, 2016

Devoted to his people, and to truth – Anne Salmond on Ranginui Walker

He showed us what one person can do for others, with intelligence, courage, discipline and dedication.

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