SB's recent article on The BFD, Our Country is New Zealand NOT Aotearoa , included a tweet that stated that "if you are speaking English then speak English." That statement brought an old article to my mind.
I spoke to someone the other day who said her daughter-in-law was Maori and grew up ashamed of it as a kid. It wasn't until she was an adult and learnt her history that the pride came. I honestly believe that is the problem nowadays.
A non PC political commentary on the effects of the Treaty of Waitangi Act on New Zealand Society. Andy Oakley questions the very idea of a separate Maori race, especially the "one drop of blood" rule that essentially creates Maori out of thin air and then assigns them special privileges.
A non PC commentary of why New Zealand has the highest incarceration rates in the western world and an analysis of who the prisoners are. Video and transcript. New Zealand has one of the highest incarceration rates in the Western world and we are constantly reminded that more than half of them are Maori, despite Maori making up only about 16% of the population.