Tag: Ihumatao

The truth about Ihumātao: All the false claims and misinformation, corrected

Now that a deal has been made, it’s time to set the record straight.

The Bulletin: The news that will matter in 2021

A wrap of some of the issues that will matter in 2021, and a reflection on coming out of this tough year with hope. 

The Bulletin: Australia welcomes talk of a travel bubble

Australia welcomes travel bubble talk, no new public info about Ihumātao, and speaker Mallard proactively arranges meeting with select committee. 

Nuku 100: The ambitious project by wāhine, for wāhine

Profiling 100 indigenous women – how hard can it be? Very bloody hard, it turns out. But worth every sacrifice, says Qiane Matata-Sipu.

Five ways the next government can be an honourable Treaty partner

Whoever is successful on October 17, there is urgent work that needs doing to meet obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

One year to the day since the Ihumātao eviction, here’s how things stand

Twelve months on, are the parties any closer to a resolution to the long-running dispute?

The Bulletin: Will the three-party government survive the term?

Questions over stability of the government, health minister throws top official under the bus, and concerns raised over dolphin protection plan.

The Bulletin: New testing strategy aimed at borders, community surveillance

New testing strategy unveiled by minister, Otago Regional Councillors preparing for leadership showdown, and PM dismisses Ihumātao reports.

The Bulletin: Auckland drought leads to fears of severe water restrictions

Auckland drought leads to fears of severe water restrictions, exclusive new poll results on government’s Covid-19 response, and is a resolution coming at Ihumātao?

A review of Attraction, the road trip novel we need right now

You can't go on a roadie but you can read Attraction, the novel by Ruby Porter that was longlisted for the country's biggest fiction prize.

By any memes necessary: How Māori meme pages are helping to decolonise Aotearoa

A surge of Māori internet memes have appeared on Instagram in the past year tackling topics from land theft to a shared love of fry bread.

On mana and misogyny: a message for Shane Jones from the Māori Women’s Welfare League president

The president of the oldest national Māori organisation still in existence has a few words for Shane Jones about his attack on Pania Newton.

The Bulletin: What impacts will coronavirus have?

Impacts of coronavirus in focus, claims of NZDF coverup of indecent assaults, and will NZ and Europe get a trade deal this year?

The Bulletin: Disturbing stories raise neo-Nazi extremism fears

Two disturbing stories around extremism, a significant milestone reached at Ihumātao, and gang tensions flare in the Hawke’s Bay.

‘We will see a positive resolution’: the flag comes down at Ihumātao

On day 1,173 of the occupation at Ihumātao, a resolution looks imminent.

The Bulletin: What the UN climate refugee ruling means

What the UN climate refugee ruling means, Whānau Ora funding battle escalates, and what’s going on with Ihumātao?

What does it take to build an indigenous resistance movement?

He Kākano Ahau is a podcast by writer and activist Kahu Kutia (Ngāi Tūhoe) that explores stories of Māori in the city, and weaves together strands of connection. In this episode: Ihumātao and a new generation of resistance.

Our trail of tears: the story of Ihumātao

The standoff at Ihumātao has deep roots in the legacy of colonialism and land confiscation. Historian Vincent O'Malley writes about how it was taken by the Crown, and why that matters today.

Art on a shelf: 2019 in review

A conversation between editors about what made an impression in New Zealand visual arts in 2019. We unpack the highs and lows, and the exhibitions both naughty and nice. Warning: includes light interference from Elf on a Shelf. 

The Bulletin: Construction giant holds contentious AGM

Fletcher Building holds AGM at crucial time for company, chances of Manus Island refugees being settled in NZ increases, and more NZ First Foundation documents emerge.

Fletcher Building fields questions on Ihumātao at AGM

Fletcher Building has finally addressed the elephant in the room and it has caused no more than a ripple among its conservative shareholder base, writes business editor Maria Slade.

Cheat Sheet: Auckland Council could be making plans to buy Ihumātao land

After months of silence on Ihumātao, the government is apparently considering a loan to Auckland Council to buy the occupied Fletcher-owned land.

The Bulletin: Clayton Mitchell’s big night ahead of NZ First’s big weekend

Clayton Mitchell denies accusations around a night out, food insecurity on the rise, and UK PM Boris Johnson secures deal with dubious prospects.

Ihumātao land protectors shut out of government talks

Occupiers of the disputed land at Ihumātao have been shut out of talks with the government about finding a resolution.

People over everything: JessB on making bops and being political at the same time

Auckland rapper JessB has just released a new EP and wraps up a national mini-tour tonight in her home town. Jogai Bhatt talked to her about her world travels, performing at Ihumātao, and how her community and her music intersect.

The Bulletin: Much more still to come on Ihumātao

Difficult decision looms for govt over Ihumātao, NZDF story scrutinised at inquiry, and innovative new bus service to be trialled in Timaru.

Mana whenua have agreed to keeping the land at Ihumātao. So what comes next?

Kiingitanga has announced, after over a month of discussions, that mana whenua at Ihumātao want to keep the land. Fletcher Buildings still owns it.

1000 words: Pania Newton at Ihumātao

1000 Words is a Spinoff series talking to the photographers behind our most iconic political images. In this instalment, photographer Chris McKeen describes shooting Pania Newton at Ihumātao.