Kera Sherwood-O’Regan

Kera Sherwood-O’Regan (Kāi Tahu) is a medical student, MOKO Foundation board member, and Aotearoa Youth Leadership Institute delegate to UN COP23. She works on community and digital engagement for environmental and social impact.

Ātea
Nov 8, 2018

What will it take for people with disabilities to be represented in our democracy?

From better access to New Zealand Sign Language on the marae, to being visible in Parliament – disabled Māori need to be better represented in our democracy, argues disability rights advocate Kera Sherwood-O'Regan.

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Ātea
Jul 11, 2018

Rangatahi take the UN... again

They're young, they're hungry, and they're not taking any crap. Waves of rangatahi activists are using the UN to share kaupapa Māori values with the world. 

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Ātea
Jul 4, 2018

Kia ora! The student loan extension makes medicine fairer for all whānau

Medical student Kera Sherwood-O'Regan on what the student loan extension means for Māori studying medicine.

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Ātea
Mar 28, 2018

The Bob Jones knighthood petition has been delivered. Will anyone listen?

Yesterday a nearly 70,00-strong petition was presented to Parliament calling for the revocation of Sir Bob Jones’ knighthood following racist comments made in the NBR. Kera Sherwood O'Regan was there.

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Ātea
Nov 29, 2017

The COP23 climate change bubble needs to burst

COP23, the United Nations Climate Talks in Bonn, Germany is finally over. So what did it achieve for indigenous people?

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Ātea
Nov 15, 2017

Indigenous youth say ‘pass the mic’ to decolonise COP23 climate talks

Kera Sherwood-O’Regan is an Aotearoa Youth Leadership Institute delegate to COP23, the United Nations Climate Talks in Germany, reporting over the three-week conference. This week: she's tired and no one's listening to indigenous people.

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Ātea
Nov 8, 2017

The COP23 climate talks’ ‘Fijian flavour’ tastes a lot like tokenism

Kera Sherwood-O’Regan (Kāi Tahu) reports on outcomes for indigenous peoples from COP23, the United Nations Climate conference in Bonn, Germany.

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