Keeping Māori Culture Alive with Thrash Metal: Alien Weaponry — Noisey Meets
Making heavy metal inspired by ancient Māori battles has made teenage trio Alien Weaponry unlikely heroes in the fight to preserve New Zealand’s indigenous language.
'It Was a Revolution': How the Māori LGBTQ Community Became a Family
"When we looked across the Pacific, we saw the fa'afafine of Samoa, the Māhū of Hawaii, and the fakaleiti of Tonga. Where was our identity?"
Ocean Sanctuary Threatens Maori Constitutional Rights, Say New Zealand Indigenous Leaders
Established last year, the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary is one of the world's largest, but indigenous groups are filing a legal challenge because they allege it violates their fishing rights.
These African and Middle Eastern Rappers Are Bringing Fresh Perspectives to New Zealand Hip-Hop
Artists such as Raiza Biza, Young Tapz, Mzwètwo and Times x Two are helping make an already strong local hip-hop scene stronger.