PAPA Speak Out About the Auckland Pride Parade I guess the sad part about Emmy’s articulate response is that the pro-police lobby won’t believe a word of it. Why? Because it doesn’t fit their narrative. What am I hearing from the pro-police team: PAPA is bad because they’re radicals whose politics is repugnant and they’re just dumb Maoris. The truth is they’re […]

We Wont Be Erased Nice. I watched and asked myself ‘why this is even a thing?’ It’s a thing because the other side of this coin is the hate directed at us by individuals, groups, churches and other institutions and the knowledge that the greater the power imbalance the greater the likelihood of violence against us, or the […]

‘Wāhine Kākano – the 1st New Zealand Young Women’s Festival’

‘Wāhine Kākano – the 1st New Zealand Young Women’s Festival’ On Saturday 26 May, 2018, Auckland University of Technology hosted 300+ young women leaders ranging in age from 16 to 22 attending ‘Wāhine Kākano – the 1st New Zealand Young Women’s Festival’. AUT was the venue sponsor and the entire event took place in the […]

Heaven and Earth Rangi & Papa ~ a theatre review

Heaven and Earth Rangi & Papa Produced by Chantelle Brader for Little Green Man Productions Written and Directed by Midge Perez Musical Direction and Composition by Midge Perez Choreographed by Te One Matthews Puppet Design, Concept and Maker Sarah Burren At Hawkins Theatre, 13 Ray Small Drive, Papakura Auckland Shows Monday 26th at 6.30pm, Tuesday […]