Racism

Is Tauranga a hotspot for racism? We asked people on the street

Their answers will probably not surprise you.

A moment when I was dehumanised as an Asian woman

At the Stop Asian Hate march in Tāmaki Makaurau, we spoke to some Asian women about moments when they felt dehumanised.

Women of colour get candid about racism in NZ

“They could’ve stayed where they were feeling comfortable, but they decided to move to a whole new country just for their children.”

“And they never let us…

Black Lives Matter solidarity march: "It happens here in this country"

"It happens to me. That's why I'm here." With less than 24 hours notice, thousands of New Zealanders gathered to protest against racism and police violence…

New Zealand's Muslim community reacts to Christchurch terrorist's guilty plea

On the 26th March, the terrorist responsible for the Christchurch mosque attacks pled guilty to all charges. Muslim New Zealander of the year Asim Mukhtar talks…

Students tell us the most racist thing about New Zealand

Students at Victoria University talk about the insidious nature of racism in New Zealand, and how the classroom is the key place to produce change.

Othering - Fairooz's story

'I integrated as perfectly as I could. I followed all of the rules & I still wasn't good enough.'

Fairooz is a Kiwi with an Egyptian…

Pyramid of White Supremacy

You may have seen this pyramid popping up on your social media in the past week. There are several different versions but they all point to…

Why do Kiwis hate on tourist drivers so much?

Kiwis cause most accidents on our roads but we're quick to blame them on tourists. Is this racism masked as 'concern'?

Makeup for all skin types?

Aoteoroa is proud of the multicultural make up of our country. So why is it so hard to find inclusive beauty products for all skin types…

Changing Chinese names for Kiwis

It's common for Chinese to change their name when living in New Zealand but should they have to?

Rangiora - the predominantly Pākehā town working to keep te reo Māori alive

According to the 2013 census, Rangiora is 92.7% Pākehā. Despite being one of NZ's whitest towns, they're taking amazing strides to preserve te reo and tikanga…

Growing up Chinese in a small town

Lucy travels back to Waihi to talk to her family about what it was like growing up Chinese in small town New Zealand and the discrimination…

The costume of a terrorist

How would you describe a terrorist? It's a term loaded with racist tropes, reinforced by Hollywood stereotypes. Re: takes a closer look at how this came…

A Racism Conversation

We sat down for a kōrero about racism. Yup, it sure does exist. 🇳🇿😡

Sexism, racism, sleaze & Aziz

Aziz Ansari made significant steps in the right direction when it came to representation in his show Master of None but off screen was accused of…

Is our justice system racist?

Is unconscious bias just another way to say racism? The justice system is here to protect Kiwis, but is it really all that just? We dig…

Whats the most racist thing someone has ever said to you?

"Racism only happens when you're not used to seeing people from a different culture". As a diverse country, we're used to seeing a range of cultures…

White nationalism in New Zealand

It seems white nationalism is alive and well in Aotearoa. In this video Baz takes a trip to Palmerston North with the alt-right group, The National…

Taking a look at racism in cartoons

Cartoons are innocent, fun and... racist? From Dragonball Z to The Simpsons, cartoons back in the day weren't as innocent as they seemed.