Four Mayan academics visited New Zealand to share their experiences of colonisation and spoke to The Spinoff about what indigenous people can learn from their shared experiences.
Inheritance plays as part of The Basement Theatre's Matariki season this week. Sam Brooks talks to one of its creators about what the show wants to say.
Last week some of the world’s brightest indigenous minds converged in Waikato for NAISA 2019. Navana Matthews reported from the frontline of the revolution.
When the Māori All Blacks play Fiji this month, MP Peeni Henare will be in the commentary booth calling the match in te reo. Don Rowe reports on an initiative to normalise te reo through the medium of sport.
Rei is an internationally successful, award-winning musician who can rap, sing, produce beats, and even tell a couple of jokes. He talked to The Spinoff about Ariana Grande, meditation, and writing music as self-encouragement.
To anyone paying attention, the inequity embedded in the health system is undeniable. A new report from the Waitangi Tribunal lays that bare
As part of the Deep South National Science Challenge, the small coastal town of Omaio is placing mātauranga Māori and climate science at the centre of their food and water management.
Every few years, as the Māori economy grows, someone floats the idea of an iwi-owned financial institution. The list of pros and cons is long, writes business advisor and Treaty commentator Joshua Hitchcock.
The young Indian man assaulted on the streets of Sandringham earlier this month migrated to New Zealand in the belief is was a peaceful, tolerant place. Our history suggests otherwise, writes Scott Hamilton.
On the latest episode of The Good Citizen podcast, Jacqueline Paul talks to Jeremy Hansen about the housing crisis, inequality and why racist stereotyping has got to stop.
When the new Christchurch library Tūranga – widely praised for its indigenous motifs and design references – won a major award last week, the significant Māori input into its design apparently warranted no mention at all
Last week the Ministry for Children's practises around uplifting children and putting them in state care were exposed. It's no coincidence Māori are disproportionately targetted, writes Tina Ngata.
With a little time and distance from the awful events of March 15 it's time to face the facts: Christchurch has long been a hub of racist hatred. Its history speaks for itself.
A new report from the justice advisory group Te Uepū Hāpai i te Ora challenges the government to find solutions in te ao Māori that restore relationships and mana instead of continuing to feed Māori into the criminal justice system.
Ātea editor Leonie Hayden sat down with the host of new current affairs show Te Ao with Moana, Moana Maniapoto, to talk about music, Māori media and 'colouring up the system'.