Kahu Kutia

NEW ZEALAND

This Hapū Is Taking the Fight For Their Land To the Steps of NZ Parliament

Delivering a petition to lawmakers is the last act of resistance before the bulldozers move into Ihumātao.
Kahu Kutia
2.10.19
Te Ao Māori

The Māori App Connecting New Zealanders to Their Whenua

Arataki goes beyond colonial history to tell the indigenous stories behind some of Aotearoa's most famous locations.
Kahu Kutia
11.7.18
RACISM

This New Zealand Lecturer Gets Hate Mail For Doing His Job

Police are investigating the racist rants that turn up in Vini Olsen-Reeder's inbox.
Kahu Kutia
10.29.18
Zealandia

Remembering the Legacy of Aotearoa's Māori Suffragettes

"What lofty mountain should we aim for next? I think a wahine Māori Prime Minister is only the start."
Kahu Kutia
10.11.18
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

New Zealand Artist Rei is Pushing the Boundaries of Māori Music

"There is no existential crisis about whether te reo belongs in a trap song. The language is our treasure, and we have a right to use it as we wish."
Kahu Kutia
9.14.18
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

The Problem With Pushing for Te Reo Māori in Every Space Available

Mainstream New Zealand's interest in Te Reo is (thankfully) growing, but we need a richer and deeper understanding of the language.
Kahu Kutia
9.9.18
climate change

A NZ Climate Change Activist on Whether There's Hope of Saving This Planet

Or are we all just gonna burn?
Kahu Kutia
7.25.18
I am Māori, I am Modern

These Teens Are Using Māoritanga to Tell Stories of Mental Health and Identity

Talking to the young wāhine from Whangarei about taking their kaupapa to Wellington.
Kahu Kutia
6.1.18
I am Māori, I am Modern

Kassie Hartendorp is Rewriting the Narrative on Being Queer and Māori

“Disconnection has been this really common thread that runs among us.”
Kahu Kutia
4.26.18
I am Māori, I am Modern

Building an Urban Marae for Gang Members, Wanderers and the Displaced

Pare Sannyasi is continuing the work her dad started in Wellington 40 years ago.
Kahu Kutia
4.26.18
I am Māori, I am Modern

Artist Kauri Hawkins is Bitingly Honest About Māori and Pākehā Today

"If we're going to move forward, we’ve got to look at ourselves."
Kahu Kutia
4.26.18