Waitangi Day

Waitangi Day 2018

Barbecue, Debate and Mega Bombs Off the Bridge at Waitangi

We went along to this year's upbeat "imperfect" Waitangi Day celebrations.
Frances Morton
2.7.18
Waitangi Day 2018

I'm Pākehā, Speak Te Reo Māori and the Language Isn't Dead

Why we manuhiri need to do better, and stop listening to pale stale academics predicting the end of te reo Māori.
Lillian Hanly
2.5.18
Waitangi Week

How New Zealand Media Makes Waitangi Day Into a Day of Us and Them

It’s our so-called national day but, as researcher Alex McConville has found, Pākehā journalism is dictating the story.
Sasha Borissenko
2.9.17
Waitangi Week

Talking Waitangi Day in 2017: Highlights from our VICE Panel Discussion

"For me it’s legacy-based. It’s intergenerational. Seven generations have been engaged in this dialogue, and it’s tiring."
Tess McClure
2.8.17
Waitangi Week

Powerful Portraits By a Young Māori Photographer Looking For His Heritage

Chev Hassett combines Māori tradition with contemporary photography.
Laura Pitcher
2.8.17
Waitangi Week

News of Zealand: Waitangi Day Edition

A call to Trump, near-arrest of politicians, protests and celebrations.
VICE Staff
2.6.17
Waitangi Week

The Stories Behind New Zealand Places You Probably Never Learned in History Class

The Māori chief who inspired Gandhi, and what life was really like when the Treaty of Waitangi was signed.
Liam Ratana
2.5.17
Waitangi Week

I Kōrerorero A Tātou Ki Te Ururoa Flavell, Te Minita O Te Take Maori

An interview with straight-talking Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell, in Te Reo and English.
Liam Ratana
2.4.17
Waitangi Week

Why I'm Protesting on Waitangi Day, For the First Time

Most years I either work or get ready for the Superbowl.
Miriama Aoake
2.4.17
Waitangi Week

VICE Asks: The Significance of Waitangi Day

What does Waitangi Day mean in 2017? We spoke to young New Zealanders to find out.
VICE Staff
2.4.17
Waitangi Week

Here Comes Waitangi Day: Prepare to Cringe

Why the national holiday will never be all backyard cricket and barbecues, no matter how much the silent majority want it to be.
Morgan Godfery
2.2.17