We are at a 1 in 3 generations change point as a nation: what the government spends money on now will have ricochet impacts across at least three generations. Will we fix the hara of structural inequality? Will we ensure that all our people can flourish? Will our mokopuna inherit cultural vitality and financial security?
Economic powerhouses have always found a way to manipulate bodies for profit. Often through the exploitation of exotic, new, resources and human capital. The world of professional sport is no different.
With impending financial implications looming, the NRL has finalised a new start date for rugby leagues largest competition.
Ahakoa kua huri te wā he āhua ōrite ngā āhuatanga e pā ana ki Ngāi Māori i nāianei, ki ngā wā o te mate urutā kotahi rau tau i mua. I pā mai te “Spanish Flu” ki Aotearoa i te mutunga o te tau 1918. I ngā marama e rua (Oketopa ki te Tihema) ko te tatau o ngā matenga (9,000) he hawhe o ngā mea i mate i te Pakanga Tuatahi o te Ao kātahi anō kua oti. Ka mōhio pea koutou i tino pāngia te iwi Māori e tēnei mate i taua wā. Āhua 2,500 ngā tāngata Māori i mate.