Posts Tagged ‘hikoi’

Hikoi for Homes.

Written By: - Date published: 9:45 am, November 20th, 2015 - 10 comments

Saturday in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

The illusion of consultation

Written By: - Date published: 9:40 am, August 4th, 2012 - 22 comments

For some reason the Nats are in a hurry to complete their privatisation programme within two years.  Anyone in any doubt as to how the process of consultation with Maori will play out might be informed by some recent history.

Another foreshore hikoi

Written By: - Date published: 4:07 pm, March 22nd, 2011 - 11 comments

Around 300 hikoi marchers arrived at Parliament this afternoon to protest against the Nat / Maori Party rebranded version of the  foreshore and seabed bill.  The numbers weren’t huge, but the hikoi brought a powerful symbolic message.

Maori seats for Auckland?

Written By: - Date published: 3:10 pm, November 16th, 2010 - 6 comments

National’s handling of the Auckland SuperCity process was profoundly undemocratic in a multitude of ways.  Thank goodness, and the common sense of Aucklanders, that a “Labour Mayor from South Auckland” was elected to sort out at least some of the resulting mess.  Len Brown has pledged to hold talks on dedicated Maori seats on the Council.  It’s great to see that Brown is open to correcting National’s injustice on this matter.

National’s jam tomorrow

Written By: - Date published: 8:45 am, March 1st, 2010 - 5 comments

When it comes to listening to the public, National promise “jam tomorrow”. Wait for the select committee. Wait for the third reading. But the record shows that these are empty promises. The Human Rights Commission has criticised National over their latest mockery of a consultation process on Auckland…

Resistance Photography

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, May 26th, 2009 - 18 comments

Some great photos from yesterday’s hikoi from Squirrel. Click the thumbnails below to view photos, or see the whole set at the Resistance Photography channel on flickr.

Reader photos

Written By: - Date published: 4:30 pm, May 25th, 2009 - 28 comments

Thanks to a reader for sending in these photos from today’s hikoi: If anyone else has photos or youtube send them in and we’ll put them up.

Hikoi video

Written By: - Date published: 3:05 pm, May 25th, 2009 - 1 comment

The Herald Online has some great video from today’s hikoi here and here, and some photos here. The videos really are worth a look. They manage to give a sense of the atmosphere on the ground while at the same time giving voice to the people taking part in the march. If anyone has any […]

Hikoi route

Written By: - Date published: 9:30 am, May 24th, 2009 - 13 comments

Tumeke has put together this handy map of tomorrow’s hikoi with the meeting places across Auckland. You can view the full size version by clicking on the image below and there are more details at the hikoi organisers’ site here. Get on down if you can.

Join the Super City hikoi

Written By: - Date published: 12:55 pm, May 20th, 2009 - 13 comments

IHI Aotearoa has put out the call for Aucklanders to join their hikoi against the Government’s undemocratic Super City proposal on Monday, May 25th: “We want the Crown to honour its exisiting agreements with Tangata Whenua. To create better and more diverse representation in local government. To protect mana whenua rights. To protect the land, […]

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