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Academic describes Gaza flotilla as “ship of fools”

Friday, 7 October 2016, 8:59 am | Dr. Paul Moon.

Dr Paul Moon, Professor of History at Auckland University of Technology, has condemned the Gaza flotilla which illegally tried to breach Israeli waters yesterday, as “a ship of fools.” He is particularly critical of Green MP Marama Davidson, whom he ... More >>

Turning Points - how events shape a nation

Friday, 1 February 2013, 6:46 pm | Dr. Paul Moon.

How can even seemingly insignificant events change the entire history of a nation? What constitutes a turning point? More >>

Is the Māori language destined for extinction?

Wednesday, 25 July 2012, 6:03 pm | Dr. Paul Moon.

Is the Māori language destined for extinction? Quite possibly. There is little doubt that English is advancing rapidly to become the language of our species. More >>

Possible flaws in arguments over Takamore case highlighted

Wednesday, 18 July 2012, 8:41 am | Dr. Paul Moon.

New Zealand historian at AUT University, Professor Paul Moon, is mid-way through research on the demands made at tangi for the bodies of deceased to be buried in certain locations, and says that the current so-called “body-snatch” case involving ... More >>

Parody of famous Constable uncovered with NZ connection

Wednesday, 4 July 2012, 12:10 pm | Dr. Paul Moon.

Media Release 04 July 2012 Earliest parody of famous Constable uncovered – with New Zealand connection Recently voted as one of the most popular paintings in any British gallery, John Constable’s The Hay Wain achieved instant fame when it was ... More >>

NZ history being poisoned says academic

Monday, 11 June 2012, 10:29 am | Dr. Paul Moon.

NZ history being poisoned says academic AUT University history professor Dr Paul Moon has lashed out at two new books on New Zealand history, claiming that they are academically dubious and resemble little more than reckless speculation dressed up ... More >>

Treaty specialist describes claim as “trivial”

Tuesday, 7 June 2011, 11:02 am | Dr. Paul Moon.

Treaty specialist describes claim as “trivial” Treaty of Waitangi historian Professor Paul Moon has described a recent Treaty claim against the Maori King as “trivial and ultimately pointless”. More >>

Foreshore legislation will endure despite critics

Monday, 21 March 2011, 11:07 am | Dr. Paul Moon.

AUT Professor of History, Dr. Paul Moon, assesses that the Government’s foreshore legislation – which will probably become law in a matter of days – will be a durable solution to one of the most contentious Treaty issues that New Zealand has ... More >>

Maori Party discipline process “a shambles” says academic

Sunday, 20 February 2011, 11:59 am | Dr. Paul Moon.

AUT Professor of History, Dr. Paul Moon, has labelled the Maori Party’s disciplining of its Te Tai Tokerau MP Hone Harawera as a shambles. More >>

Scientific findings pose challenge to Maori oral history

Tuesday, 28 December 2010, 7:29 pm | Dr. Paul Moon.

A just-published study in the American journal “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,” might have far-reaching implications for Maori oral history, says AUT University History Professor, Paul Moon. More >>

Foreshore and Seabed law “bound to disappoint”

Tuesday, 7 September 2010, 9:27 am | Dr. Paul Moon.

AUT University Professor of History and Treaty specialist, Dr. Paul Moon, has stated that the Government’s bill to replace Labour’s 2004 Foreshore and Seabed Act is “bound to disappoint” those who have campaigned for greater Maori rights to ... More >>

Academic Critical of UN Rapporteur Visit

Wednesday, 21 July 2010, 3:59 pm | Dr. Paul Moon.

AUT University Professor of History, Paul Moon, has hit out at the United Nations special rapporteur on indigenous human rights, James Anaya, who is currently preparing a report on the state of New Zealand’s race relations and the Crown’s commitment ... More >>

UN “intruding” in New Zealand affairs

Monday, 15 March 2010, 9:34 am | Dr. Paul Moon.

AUT University Professor of History, Dr. Paul Moon, has expressed serious concern that New Zealand is being asked to defend its record on the Treaty of Waitangi at the United Nations Human Rights Committee. More >>

Co-management solution for Foreshore and Seabed

Thursday, 11 February 2010, 9:52 am | Dr. Paul Moon.

Treaty expert and AUT Professor of History, Dr. Paul Moon, has urged all parties involved in the Foreshore and Seabed negotiations to consider a co-management solution of the sort recently proposed for Auckland’s volcanic cones. More >>

Historian doubts authenticity of auction item

Monday, 30 March 2009, 4:52 pm | Dr. Paul Moon.

Historian and AUT University Professor Paul Moon has raised doubts about the authenticity of an item due to be auctioned by Dunbar Sloane in Auckland on Monday 6 April. Lot 101 in the auction is described as "Piece of Wooden Flagstaff Cut Down by Hone Heke ... More >>

Treaty deadline will lead to explosion of claims

Monday, 10 March 2008, 10:40 am | Dr. Paul Moon.

Policies setting a deadline for Treaty of Waitangi claims may be unworkable, says AUT University Treaty expert Professor Paul Moon. "There are many potential claimants who have spent years mulling over their claims. If a deadline is announced, I suspect ... More >>

Academic called in to auction dispute

Monday, 3 December 2007, 10:24 am | Dr. Paul Moon.

Historian Professor Paul Moon, author of the biography of Hone Heke Ngapua, has been invited to support the urgent Waitangi Tribunal claim being lodged today to prevent an item associated with Ngapua being auctioned at Webb's Gallery on Tuesday ... More >>

British Government may be liable for Treaty

Thursday, 29 November 2007, 11:57 am | Dr. Paul Moon.

A leading New Zealand Treaty specialist has called on the British Government to clarify its role in relation to the Treaty of Waitangi, claiming Britain may have breached international law by transferring its responsibilities under the Treaty to the New ... More >>

Taonga claim based on bad advice says academic

Monday, 8 October 2007, 5:15 pm | Dr. Paul Moon.

Treaty expert Paul Moon says the lawyer representing the woman trying to gain resident status for her husband by having him declared a taonga (treasure) by the Waitangi Tribunal lacks a basic understanding of the Treaty process. More >>

Government's Treaty roadshow failing

Thursday, 26 April 2007, 11:02 am | Dr. Paul Moon.

The millions of dollars spent on the Government's TREATY 2U Treaty of Waitangi roadshow have been largely wasted, says AUT University history professor and Treaty expert, Paul Moon. More >>





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