Ranginui Walker

Ranginui Walker, from Whakatohea of Opotiki, was Professor of Maori Studies at the University of Auckland. He was made a Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2001, was chairman of the Auckland District Maori Council for 15years and a member of the New Zealand Maori Council for 20 years. His books included Nga Tau Tohetohe, Years of Anger; Ka Whawhai Tonu Matou, Struggle Without End; Nga Pepa a Ranginui, and The Walker Papers.

Ātea
Feb 6, 2021

Ranginui Walker: Te Tiriti and the abyss of meaning

What they thought they gave and what the coloniser claimed were separated by an abyss that was to have cataclysmic consequences for the Māori people.

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