‘We are not drowning, we are fighting’: powerful indigenous speeches from the global climate…

"This COP, learn our histories, listen to our stories, honour our knowledge."

What is going on at Pūtiki Bay on Waiheke Island?

“In 2021, this is definitely not the appropriate activity to be happening within our bay.”

Chants, cheers, and a vogue circle - the Wellington trans rights protest in photos

“Trans Rights are Human Rights” - the Wellington trans rights protest in photos.

  • 16 Jul 21

I use social media to advocate for Māori rights

“We’re able to bring awareness to issues in a single minute.”

Rangatahi like Safari Hynes are using their online voice to bring awareness to kaupapa around Aotearoa…

This filmmaker is documenting the beginnings of Black NZ identity

Filmmaker Aaraf Adam was in New Zealand during the uprising of the Black Lives Matter movement, and noticed an “identity crisis” among Black Kiwis. She was…

The government has banned exports of live animals by sea

The government has banned the export of live animals by sea, but there's a two year phase out period

As Pacific artists, our very existence is activism | Disruptors 7

Performance artist Moe Laga and comedian James Nokise are two Pasifika artists who share similar cultural backgrounds but make work that is on absolutely opposite scales…

Portraits from the Stop Asian Hate march in Tāmaki Makaurau

Hundreds gathered at Aotea Square in Tāmaki Makaurau today for the Stop Asian Hate march. Tunes from the Nepal Festival - which fittingly shared Aotea Square…

How protest at Waitangi has evolved

Waitangi day nowadays feels more like a festival, but it wasn’t always this way. Re: takes a look at how protest has evolved at Waitangi.

New Zealanders tell us how they honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Six Kiwis share the various ways we can honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

The illustrator whose art helps people see themselves differently | The Outliers

Huriana Koepke-Te Aho illustrates portraits that encourage people to see themselves in new ways.

They’re also an activist, recently lending their talents to the Protect Ihumātao movement,…

How Julie Zhu found her place in Aotearoa as a Chinese New Zealander | The Outliers

“I think it’s important for tauiwi or non-Māori to embrace indigenous rights, especially for migrants, if we want to call this our home.”

Filmmaker Julie Zhu shares…

How the Polynesian Panthers’ legacy is alive today

Nearly 50 years since the Polynesian Panthers formed, their legacy lives on through young activists.

The director of I Am Greta tells us why we need to stop being polite about climate change

I Am Greta is a revealing documentary about the life of climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Māori-Asian solidarity in Aotearoa can be game-changing

When we talk about race relations in this country, how often do we consider the relations between Asian tauiwi and tangata whenua? It’s time for all…

Three women under 25 tell us how they'll shape New Zealand

The YWCA has chosen 25 women under the age of 25 for a new project highlighting the power of young wāhine. Re: chatted with three people…

Our favourite quotes from wāhine at our International Women’s Day event

We threw a party to celebrate International Women’s Day, along with our mates The Oh Nine, and asked four powerful wāhine how they found their voice.…

The ‘Huge Beast’ Dominating New Zealand’s Climate Debate

On the morning of the first School Strike 4 Climate in March, there were just three police officers assigned to provide crowd control in Wellington. The…

Aotearoa's climate warriors strike in unison

Students across the country ditched school and marched the streets, passionately calling for immediate action on climate change.