Maori Connection to Antarctic May Predate European ‘Discovery’
By Joshua Mcdonald
New research links the Maori people to possibly discovering Antarctica long before Europeans and Americans.
Aotearoa New Zealand Faces the Future
By Anne-Marie Brady
The appointment of New Zealand’s first Maori foreign minister sends a clear message about its foreign policy priorities.
In New Zealand, a River Becomes a 'Person'
By Kiran Mohandas Menon
New Zealand has granted a river considered sacred by the Maori people the same legal rights as a human being.
Sacred Ink: Tattoos of Polynesia
By Jonathan DeHart
After 150 years of religious suppression, tattoos have returned to their rightful place as cultural symbols of Polynesia.
Flags and Identity in New Zealand
By Grant Wyeth
Ultimately, the country voted to keep its old flag, but the year-long process sparked national conversations about identity.