Miriama Aoake looks at the Taite Music Prize finalists and asks: Why are most of the finalists white? And why do they nearly all have guitars?
Jacinda Ardern's first week as Labour leader has brought a flood of admiring comparisons to Helen Clark. But Miriama Aoake argues that the comparison is false, largely because Ardern has proven far more engaged with the concerns of Māori than the far more cynical Clark.
Miriama Aoake reacts to the male-dominated lineup announcement for dance music festival Northern Bass.
Futurehive member Miriama Aoake guides you through the world of prolific rapper and chart history-maker Future. Nearly eight months has passed since Future’s last release, Project ET: Esco Terrestrial, a project â€¦
When a brown-skinned man darkens his face and jokes about being black, that's colourism – the belief that people with dark skin are inherently inferior to those with lighter skin – in action, writes Miriama Aoake.