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Revisiting New Zealand's Policy Approach: The Nuances Of Equality And Equity

Friday, 26 April 2024, 4:42 pm | D C Harding

While the coalition government of Aotearoa/New Zealand has taken strides to distinguish between 'equality' and 'equity' in its policy framework, this approach is not without its challenges and criticisms. More >>

Embracing Māori Representation Enriches Democracy, Not Divides It

Saturday, 20 April 2024, 6:41 am | D C Harding

Māori representation brings a perspective that encompasses not only the interests of Māori communities but also a broader, holistic approach to environmental stewardship and community well-being, principles deeply embedded in Te Ao Māori (the Māori ... More >>

Shifting Focus From Race To Culture: Preserving Trust With Indigenous Communities

Tuesday, 9 April 2024, 11:14 am | D C Harding

In an attempt to dispel any intention of racism, I am writing this op/ed to help move the dial from a focus on race, to a focus on cultural norms and sensitivities. More >>

Navigating Cultural Identity: Respecting Diversity Within Te Ao Māori

Saturday, 27 January 2024, 3:34 pm | D C Harding

I recently read an Op-Ed by the Minister for Children, Karen Chhour where she discussed her connection to her Māoritanga and the need to express “we’re not all the same”. In response to this, I’m writing this op-ed to advance the discourse that ... More >>

Preserving The Integrity Of Te Tiriti: Why A Referendum Is Not The Solution

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 8:49 am | D C Harding

In a bold move, David Seymour of the Act Party has called for a referendum on the Principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, specifically Partnership, Participation, and Protection as defined by the New Zealand Courts and The Treaty of Waitangi Tribunal. ... More >>




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