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History & Cultural Memory, Power Crimes and Propaganda

Ihumātao Class Lesson #003:   Te Warena Taua – The mandated kaumātua who authored his own use-by-date?

Ihumātao Class Lesson #003: Te Warena Taua – The mandated kaumātua who authored his own use-by-date?

By Snoopman — September 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm [updated 9 August 2019] The recipient of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2004, Mr Te Warena Warren Jack Taua, is the key opponent in a battle with ‘the six cousins’ of Ihumātao, their campaign group and the papakāinga, or […]

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History & Cultural Memory, Power Crimes and Propaganda

Ihumātao Class Lesson #002: Let’s Fix This

Ihumātao Class Lesson #002: Let’s Fix This

By Snoopman, 26 August 2019 Ahi Kaa Kaitiaki cast as ‘Squatters’ Let me decipher how New Zealand’s Pākehā-dominated ruling class uses buck-passing, stealthy paternalism and polite institutional racism through the case of the land dispute at Ihumātao. The fight over the ownership of land at Ihumātao in Mangere, just five […]

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History & Cultural Memory

Ihumātao Class Lesson #001: July 23 in History

Ihumātao Class Lesson #001: July 23 in History

Was the timing of the July 23 trespass notice served by 100 New Zealand Police on occupiers at Ihumātao simply a random date? Or was the date chosen for its historical significance to signal a coordinated advancement by New Zealand’s National Security State? This Ihumātao Class Lesson explores the possibility […]

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History & Cultural Memory

Deep History of Ihumātao:  The Colonial BNZ Connection

Deep History of Ihumātao: The Colonial BNZ Connection

The Bank of New Zealand brokered finance of £3 million from the Imperial Government to escalate the New Zealand Wars. With a chronic case of ‘terrible twos’, the BNZ also bankrolled the Colonial Government’s overdraft while war was waged on Māori in the Waikato, the Bay of Plenty, Taranaki and […]

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History & Cultural Memory

Deep History of Ihumātao: The Kingitanga Connection

Deep History of Ihumātao: The Kingitanga Connection

Dispatch from Ihumātao #001 By Snoopman A Māori King Elected – 1857 In the Colonial era, Chief Te Wherowhero was elected as the first Māori King in June 1857 at Ihumātao Village on a north east shore of the Manukau Harbour, on the island of Te Ika-a-Māui, or the North […]

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