Except for the morning star flag hanging above it, the 'West Papua solidarity' desk' at the First Union office in Onehunga blends in with the other office furniture. But to indigenous Papuans like Wensislaus Fatubun, this desk carries a lot of weight.
Our Pakeha-dominated Tomorrow's Schools system would be yesterday's news if New Zealand's ethnic communities had any say. Earlier this year Minister of Education Chris Hipkins announced the review of our 30-year old education system, saying the aim is to “make education much more personalised and much less 'one size fits all'.
The lively Hindu festival of Navratri – in which worshippers celebrate the Hindu warrior goddess, Durga – has been drawing bigger and bigger Kiwi in the last couple of decades. Navratri is a nine-day festival celebrating the victory of Durga – an eight-armed Hindu deity who defeats an evil demon intent on destroying the earth while carrying eight different weapons and riding a tiger.
In this episode of Voices; an Overstayer shares the heartbreaking story of how she came to be illegal in New Zealand. Her case illustrates the brutal reality of appealing for residency. Produced by Liz Garton
From Beijing with no English, to working as WETA's Art Director's and China Business Development Manager, Sam Gao is taking Wellywood to China - and a sneak preview into China's first major science fiction blockbuster The Wandering Earth.
Over 450 former refugee student learners are celebrating what they've learned through a Tikanga Māori pilot project that only lasted a year. There are calls from the refugees and organisations behind it to make this ongoing. Lynda Chanwai-Earle is in Wellington to find out why.