Rachel Buchanan

Dr Rachel Buchanan (Taranaki, Te Ātiawa) is an historian, archivist, journalist and curator. She is the author of The Parihaka Album: Lest We Forget, Stop Press: The Last Days of Newspapers and Ko Taranaki Te Maunga.

Ātea
Apr 7, 2020

Rock 'n' roll dreams do come true (even during a pandemic)

The locked-down residents of a Wellington rest home – including her mum – are treated to a live gig courtesy of historian and author Rachel Buchanan (Taranaki, Te Ātiawa).

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Ātea
Aug 12, 2019

Who gets to speak for the people of Parihaka?

As a proposed new law to protect the Parihaka name makes its way through parliament, Rachel Buchanan reflects on the shifting legacy of something that is so much more than a set of GPS coordinates.  

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