Aotearoa New Zealand

David Robie joins the Green Left Show to discuss the current revolt in Kanaky/New Caledonia.

Protester holding a sign

Aotearoa/New Zealand news media came under fire at a Palestine solidarity rally in Auckland calling for an immediate ceasefire in the war in Gaza with speakers condemning what they said was pro-Israeli “bias” and “propaganda”, reports Pacific Media Watch.

protesters holding signs

New Zealand has taken another shameful act in its tone deaf approach to Israel’s War on Gaza this week by declaring Hamas a “terrorist entity” at a time when millions are marching worldwide for an immediate ceasefire and a lasting peace founded on an independent state of Palestine, writes David Robie.

Video of the talk by Mike Treen of Unite Union in Aotearoa/New Zealand at the Ecosocialism 2023 conference.

John Tamihere from Te Pāti Māori (Maori Party) talks about the AUKUS military pact.

NZ anti-war

In Aotearoa/New Zealand, the Labour government has enthusiastically, and without any public discussion, become part of NATO’s Asia Pacific 4, betraying the gains of the mass anti-war movement, writes Matt Robson.

A peaceful resolution to the kidnapping of Phillip Mehrtens and Indonesia's war of occupation in West Papua needs to be found, writes Yamin Kogoya.

Renowned Māori militant, Tame Iti, playing himself in the hard-hitting film Muru

Derived from a police assault on the the Rūātoki valley Tūhoe hapū community in 2007, Muru is a powerful response that has shaken Aotearoa New Zealand. The film's writer/director, Tearepa Kahi and lead figure, Tame Iti explained the significance to Barry Healy.

Prominent figures in Aotearoa (New Zealand) are calling on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to offer Wikileaks founder Julian Assange asylum, reports Matt Robson.

The impacts of climate change in the Pacific are compounded by the legacy of colonial occupation and the responses of rich countries to displacement, writes Susan Price.

Jacinda Ardern’s government has unveiled pro-union legislation. But salvation won't come from above, writes Ben Peterson.

Western Sahara Solidarity Aotearoa and Extinction Rebellion successfully blockaded the headquarters of Ballance Agri-Nutrients on May 29, reports Kerry Smith.