A new name, a new approach
The symbolism of renaming the country ‘Aotearoa New Zealand’ could then be enhanced by reflecting the Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership in our constitutional arrangements, writes Dr Carwyn Jones. A petition to include Aotearoa in the official...
Ardern: ‘Still more to do’ for Māori
Speaking at Waitangi after a year in government, the PM hailed progress but said more had to be done.
How the NZ Army became an iwi
Over a few months in 1994, the NZ Army transformed into an extension of the culture which it had played a part in suppressing, writes Peter McKenzie.
Inquiry’s failings will be Royal Omission
Aaron Smale’s coverage of state abuse led to a Royal Commission of Inquiry. But he believes the Commission’s terms of reference will make it another chapter in a 20-year cover-up.
The widening challenge of the abuse inquiry
Changes to the state care abuse inquiry’s size and complexity offer a new set of problems, writes the University of Auckland’s Dr Stephen Winter.