Protest

In pictures: Aucklanders gather to support Palestine

“For the event I co-organised, I wanted to celebrate our culture,”

The day after: Parliament protest

Parliament grounds are closed but police say locals are free to move about nearby streets.

Anti-vaccine-mandate protesters occupy Parliament: a timeline of the last 3 days

They’ve set up an illegal tent city, blocked off streets, and 120 have been arrested.

Foreshore and Seabed: an explainer on the biggest protest Aotearoa has seen

“The country was divided on the issue, as were the members in Government.”

A disinformation researcher on all the Nazi signs at the Wellington anti-vax protest

NZ has seen a sharp increase in Covid-19 disinformation related to far-right ideologies.

Police ask Protect Pūtiki protesters to leave their bubble

Protectors at Pūtiki Bay on Waiheke Island say police action to evict them is unlawful and unfair

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.

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.

The man who has been photographing Waitangi for 50 years

John Miller (Ngāpuhi) is an award-winning documentary photographer from Auckland. He has dedicated most of his 70 years to documenting political protests and other significant moments…

How the Polynesian Panthers’ legacy is alive today

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

One year since police served an eviction notice at Ihumātao, the resistance lives on

One year since police served an eviction notice at Ihumātao, the resistance lives on.

Black Lives Matter: The biggest march in Wellington in a decade

“The future is hope. The future is change. The future is us.”

New Zealanders tell us why they marched with the Black Lives Matter movement

On June 1, New Zealanders marched in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Here's why.

Our favourite climate strike signs

On Friday 27 September, people young and old throughout Aotearoa striked for climate justice, with numbers in Auckland reaching a reported 80,000.

Here's a collection of our…

Talking with your Chinese parents about the Hong Kong protests

A few weeks ago, Alex* was at her family home in Tauranga and posted an Instagram story, limited to her ‘close friends’ list, with an exasperated…

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…

Re:visit - Remembering the Springbok Tour

During the Springbok rugby tour of 1981, New Zealand was divided over a system of racial segregation thousands of miles away. Many Kiwis protested against 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.

Pussy Riot bring punk protest performance to NZ

Pussy Riot: A punk collective doing political art protest. Who is behind the colourful balaclavas sparking uproar in their mother Russia, and attention the world over…

We are not victims, we are warriors.

Brianna is a warrior against climate change, travelling the globe to raise awareness and save not just her mighty Pacific home, but the world!

Medusa - 4th Wave Feminism

Snakes for hair and a stoney glare, meet the theatre makers using Medusa as muse to empower and revitalise feminism in Aotearoa.

The woman who fought to say 'kia ora'

In 1984 Dame Rangimarie Naida Glavish was almost fired for saying 'kia ora'. We take a look at how her protest paved the way for Te…

The right to protest

From marches to flying dildos, Kiwis love to exercise their right to protest. Although for many across the globe, getting their voices heard isn't so easy.

What came of the Occupy Movement?

The Occupy movement was designed to open up debate around the problems of capitalism, but what did it actually achieve? And was that even the point?

1080

1080: Here we visit the West Coast, Nelson and Wellington for our story about the controversial pest-control system. We take a look at what it actually…

Vegans getting nude to save the planet

"We're exploiting our own bodies but you're exploiting the bodies of...vulnerable beings that have no choice" meet the vegan women standing up (and lying down in…

NZ coastline left exposed as 'police of the seas' go on strike

The New Zealand coastline was left largely unpatrolled for two weeks due to a strike. Officers are back at sea but what damage was done during…