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Perceptions Of Borneo

Monday, 26 February 2001, 12:50 am | Ross Nepia Himona

Borneo, or Kalimantan, is in the news today. Indigenous Dayak people have declared war on immigrant Madurese people, and over 100 Madurese have been killed in the fighting, and many of them have lost their heads. More >>

Chairman of Kohuiarau Parliament Resigns

Monday, 29 January 2001, 10:26 am | Ross Nepia Himona

Chris Ruka the chairman of the controversial Kohuiarau Parliment has resigned, citing dissatisfaction with "advisors" who make decisions for the Parliament, and who have "scant knowledge of Tikanga Maori". More >>

"Half Tree Hill"

Thursday, 26 October 2000, 9:33 am | Ross Nepia Himona

to my friend Mike Smith who, on 28th October 1994, the anniversary of the 1835 Declaration of Independence, took a chainsaw to the one lone pine tree atop One-tree Hill (known to the Maori as Maungakiekie). More >>

FIJI: Towards Guerilla Warfare

Wednesday, 26 July 2000, 2:15 pm | Ross Nepia Himona

As the hostage takers, the President and the military haggle over the composition of the new interim government in Suva, the country seems, from an outsider's perspective, to be slowly slipping towards a form of low-level guerrilla or revolutionary warfare. More >>

FIJI - A pox on the media

Friday, 2 June 2000, 1:00 pm | Ross Nepia Himona

The Foreign Correspondent is a highly skilled journalist and writer who immerses himself or herself in the job. More >>

Who Cares what the Commonwealth Thinks?

Monday, 29 May 2000, 5:21 pm | Ross Nepia Himona

In all the comment on Fiji by politicians and the media, I have not heard one workable suggestion to show how Fiji might reach a solution to this crisis, without bloodshed. More >>

New Zealand's attitude to indigenous rights

Monday, 29 May 2000, 5:19 pm | Ross Nepia Himona

As the week draws to an end, and as the sad events in Suva drag on, it is time perhaps to reflect on some of the things that Maori can learn from it all. I've been writing this week about the extraordinary emotional reaction from our government to the coup. ... More >>

Fiji: A Proposed Remedy to the Crisis

Monday, 29 May 2000, 5:16 pm | Ross Nepia Himona

A paper has been sent for publication to Te Karere Ipurangi from Fiji by those concerned about finding a workable solution to the coup crisis. For reasons of their own they do not want to be named. More >>

Te Karere Ipurangi Fiji Coup Supplement

Monday, 29 May 2000, 5:15 pm | Ross Nepia Himona

Just wanted to say kia ora / thank you to all of you who have sent messages to tautoko / support what I've been doing this past week. Mostly been too busy to reply to them individually. More >>

Fiji Coup – A Resolution Without Bloodshed?

Friday, 26 May 2000, 12:45 am | Ross Nepia Himona

In all the comment on Fiji by politicians and the media, I have not heard one workable suggestion to show how Fiji might reach a solution to this crisis, without bloodshed. More >>

 

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