Tag Archives: Waitangi Tribunal

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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Moe mai Uncle Sam

Uncle Sam Jackson, a Taranaki kaumātua, died on Friday in Wellington. With his passing, Taranaki whānui in Wellington, Taranaki, Picton, Otago and further afield (such as here across the ditch in Te Ao Moemoea), have lost a cultural, spiritual and political leader … Continue reading

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