Tze Ming Mok

Tze Ming Mok is a New Zealand Chinese writer, currently based in London.

Jun 3, 2019

After a long silence: A letter to a lost friend in Xinjiang

On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, New Zealand Chinese writer Tze Ming Mok writes a beautiful, bitter letter to an old friend in Xinjiang, grappling with matters …

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Apr 10, 2018

Crap models and laughable claims: Immigration NZ’s spreadsheet fiasco

After the minister suspended its profiling pilot, Immigration NZ has released a spreadsheet and a briefing note. Tze Ming Mok is deeply, deeply unimpressed.

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Apr 5, 2018
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Immigration NZ is trying a bit of racial profiling and it seems very pleased with itself

Racial profiling by Immigration NZ is a tale as old as time, but if the ‘harm team’ has its way they'll be workshopping it into our very own dystopian scifi blockbuster, writes Tze Ming Mok.

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Dec 5, 2016

Roskill Asians talk about their lives, or: Tze Ming Mok interviews her Mum and Dad

A conversation on the byelection result, politics and Asian communities, and whether Michael Wood’s big win points to a Labour resurgence, with two longtime Mt Roskill residents who happen also to be Tze Ming Mok’s parents

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Oct 7, 2016

The reality of Theresa May’s new vision? Make Britain Shit Again

Registers of foreign workers and attacks on human rights lawyers show the poison of Trump seeping into the Conservative government’s new, cynical strategy, laments London-based New Zealander Tze Ming Mok

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