indigenous rights


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.


Indigenous Human Rights Activists Face Targeting, Death in the Philippines

Now they’re asking the New Zealand government for help.


News of Zealand: Māori Youth Suicide Rate Shocking

Plus time in nature helps prevent asthma, and Hilary Clinton hits New Zealand.


New Zealand Women Talk About the Next Big Fight

For International Women's Week, we asked Kiwi women what the biggest issue on their mind was in 2018.


News of Zealand: Contraband and Gangs in Auckland's Prisons

Plus eels dying in Taranaki, the fight for Ihumatao continues, and plans for a mine on the West Coast.


NZ's Standing Rock Take Their Protest to Big Corporate

Ihumātao protesters shut down Fletcher Building's AGM.


This Ontario Indigenous Community Has Never Surrendered Its Territory

Wiikwemkoong First Nation has been fighting for its land for 155 years.


Losing The Māori Seats Would Be a Disaster for NZ Politics

New Zealand has a long history of trying to get Māori out of politics. Here’s why we need the seats.


For the Record: What Have NZ Politicians Done For Race Relations?

Is your fav MP... a racist? We've checked the voting records of New Zealand's politicians.


Why The Survival of Te Reo is Essential to the Survival of Māori

Saving our indigenous language is about more than just "cross-cultural communication".


Leilani Tamu on the Blood Sport That is New Zealand Politics

In the wake of Metiria Turei's exit, the Green Party candidate reflects on how the former leader challenged the traditional political system.


Why Standing Rock Is Only the Beginning

We spoke to Sarain Carson-Fox, host of the new VICELAND series RISE, about telling stories of indigenous-led resistance from the inside.