Child welfare in the age of capitalist decay – a glimpse of New Zealand’s stolen generation

[Note: this post was updated on 24 June with comments on the obfuscatory character of the term ‘domestic violence,’ and on the source of Oranga Tamariki’s tendency to act on […]

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Indentured labourers at the forefront of early anti-colonial struggles in the Pacific

Within less than a month of joining the war against Germany in 1914, New Zealand had seized its first colonial conquest from Germany. On 29 August 1914, troops from the New Zealand warships Moeraki and Monowai stepped […]

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An early New Zealand rightist movement built on religious hatreds

While Alliance of Labour leader Arthur Cook lent his support to the Communist Party, another leader of the Alliance of Labour, its President Matthew Joseph Mack, was embracing a different […]

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