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Culture & Identity

March 21st, 2012

Perspectives on Identity & Culture in Aotearoa New Zealand

Exploring how participants can contribute to Aotearoa becoming a nation that values Māori rangatiratanga, while creating positive understandings of our own identities, often leads to some discussion about the relevance of te Tiriti o Waitangi.  In this  interview long-time Pakeha Treaty educator Mitzi Nairn talks about how this work has meant coming to terms with “shifting goalposts”.

Like Mitzi, we’ve found that when addressing te Tiriti and culture and identity questions, the terrain can often change.  With this in mind, how have your goalposts shifted recently?

 

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