Tag Archives: Taranaki

Shelly Bay: my say

On 9 February, members of the Port Nicholson Settlement Trust will vote on whether to sell our land at Shelly Bay, Wellington. It’s a sad moment but also an honest one. The trust is almost broke only nine years after … Continue reading

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Te Rā o Māui Pōmare 2013: a slow reading

In 2012, during a year living back home in New Zealand, I met Australian-born historian Patricia O’Brien. Patty was the Stout Research Centre fellow, the first Australian to hold this position. She was working on a biography of Samoan nationalist … Continue reading

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The big M (Dark Horse)

M stands for mother. M stands for Māori. M stands for mature audiences. Hmmm. On Sunday, I took my middle child to see an M-rated film, Dark Horse. The review I read in The Age described Dark Horse as possibly … Continue reading

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