Morgan Godfery was born to a teenage mother and gang father in Kawerau, New Zealand's poorest town. He recounts the experience in this essay from the newly published Journal of Urgent Writing, 2017.
The party led by Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox is at once clinging by a thread and on the brink of the balance of power. Morgan Godfery examines the crucial battlegrounds in the Māori seats
The foreshore and seabed debate is back for the umpteenth time, and right on cue Māori are cast as seeking to destroy the Kiwi dream holiday. How about starting with some less stupid questions, suggests Morgan Godfery.
When Morgan Godfery saw the advertisement for a communications and engagement assistant vacancy at the Taxpayers' Union he immediately started scrawling an application in his own union-clotted blood. Here we exclusively publish Godfery's emotional plea.
Talk of a resurgent Mana Party, unshackled from Dotcom and buoyed by a Māori Party pact, has prompted suggestions of a new order in Māori politics. Morgan Godfery explains why he's just not buying it
Morgan Godfery pays tribute to his friend, the impassioned and inspirational workers' advocate Helen Kelly.
The author of the masterpiece Ka Whawhai Tonu Matou: Struggle Without End was in the best tradition of what it means to be a New Zealander