Tag: New Zealand

Mongrel Mobs? The Gang Crackdown in Aotearoa

Emerging out of postwar state- and church-run institutions, early gangs were a social and cultural response to shocking abuse perpetrated predominantly upon Māori and Pacific Islander children.

Vision Mātauranga: Commodifying Māori knowledge

Clearly, the government ... needed a new paradigm, one that placed Māori research under its control and oriented it towards its own policy goals, disguised albeit as in the ‘interests of the nation as a whole’.

‘Except by Chance’: The Christchurch Inquiry

...we might consider how, with unerring though likely unwitting proficiency, the report essentially acts as an endorsement of Countering Violent Extremism…

Exterminating the Other: The Christchurch massacre, Islamophobia, and settler colonialism

From frontier wars and Indigenous genocides to the global war on terror to mass shootings of synagogues and mosques, extra-legal and exceptionalist violence abounds where whiteness is structured in narratives of its own decline and even reversal.

The Languages of Reconciliation

Leanne Reinke