Dealing with a diverse range of issues that affect Maori living in modern-day New Zealand, State of the Maori Nation is a collection of 22 short and informative essays drawn from Maori commentators, historians, teachers, researchers and academics working across the country in all manner of industries. This is a book with something for everyone ? Maori and Pakeha, men and women, young and old - and gives a vision of a confident and capable people moving from strength to strength within every aspect of contemporary New Zealand society. The subjects covered in the book include: kapa haka, broadcasting and the media, language learning, music, crime and justice, bio-technology, the foreshore and seabed debate, sport, sexuality, resource management, literature, economic development, science and education, fine art, fisheries, youth affairs, land development and local government.
Malcolm Mulholland brings together the work from a broad range of writers such as: Prof Margaret Mutu, Prof Bob Jankhe, Prof Linda Tuhiwai-Smith, Mark Solomon, Te Rita Papesch, Sharlene Davis, Graham Harris, Percy Tipene, Reina Whaitiri-Kaitahu, Jessica Hutchings, Judge Ken Hingston, Hareruia Aperahama, Pauline Harris, Ocean Mercier, Hana O?Regan, Potaua Biasiny-Tule, Farah Palmer, Debra Rewiti, Matiu Dixon, Cherryl Smith, Maureen Waaka, Clive Aspin and Matanuku Mahuika.
Table of Contents
1. The state of Maori health / Papaarangi Reid and Bridget Robson; 2. Kapa haka / Te Rita Papesch; 3. Maori art toward the millennium / Robert Jahnke; 4. Ka whakaoho ake i nga tangata nunui : Maori economic development : awakening the sleeping giant / Sharlene Davis; 5. Maori land development / Graham Harris and Percy Tipene; 6. Maori literature : the power and the beauty / Reina Whaitiri; 7. (Re)negotiating (bi)cultural environmental management under the Resource Management Act / Jessica Hutchings; 8. Foreshore and seabed / Ken Hingston; 9. Maori music 2000-2005 / Hareruia Aperahama; 10. Recovering and developing Ngati Kahu's prosperity / Margaret Mutu; 11. Te ara putaiao o nga tupuna, mo nga mokopuna : science education and research / Pauline Harris and Ocean Mercier; 12. State of the reo nation : Maori language learning / Hans O'Regan; 13. Rangatahi in the twenty-first century : a new century, a Maori millennium / Potaua Biasiny-Tule; 14. Maori and broadcasting : Debra Reweti; 15. Crime and justice / Matiu Dixon; 16. Na takoto ana papatuanuku : the state of biotechnologies and Maori / Cherryl Smith; 17. Ngai Tahu post-settlement / Mark Solomon; 18. Local government / Maureen Waaka; 19. Maori sexuality / Clive Aspin and Jessica Hutchings; 20. Maori fishing / Matanuku Mahuika; 21. Fourteen lessons of resistance to exclusion : learning from the Maori experience in New Zealand over the last two decades of neo-liberal reform / Linda Tuhiwai Smith; 22. State of Maori sport / Farah Rangikoepa Palmer.