Shamim Aslani

Shamim Aslani is a Māori (Te Aupōuri, Te Rarawa) and Persian writer and social media manager from Auckland, New Zealand. She is currently based in Melbourne, Australia. Her passions are human rights, social and digital media, and challenging colonialist narratives.

Mar 25, 2019

My mother is Māori. My father is Iranian. I can tell you what New Zealand is

I implore New Zealanders to centre the victims, to examine our past, to understand that for many of us, this attack was more of a 'when' and not an 'if'

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