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The 1989 Broadcasting act changed

  Thou able bodied Pakeha men are defiantly not the basis for New Zealand culture, Bells example shows one of the many linguistic flaws that have dogged the act since its inception, for according to section 39(b) of the act the commission must take into account when assessing funding for a project “The potential size […]

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Beth Heke, a symbol of Maori struggle in once were warriors

  Schools were set up to teach Maoris a colonial curriculum and encourage them to live a European lifestyle. (103) The Maori people were forced to give up control of their own lives. Much as Beth was forced to do the same. Rosenfield wrote, “Maoris do not accept the universe is limited to the world […]

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Persia and Arabia

The purpose of this essay is to explore the origins of the tattoo and its meaning, as well as the culture who have embraced such decorative body painting. Throughout history the tattoo has been viewed in a variety of ways and diversification, from symbolising status amongst the elite, power symbols worn by warriors, criminal brands, […]

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Foreign aid

  This is called bilateral aid. Of a different sort is multilateral aid, whereby a proportion of the contributions go to an intermediary international agency. This collective donation is then allocated to needy countries. The World Bank plays the largest part in distributing this type of aid around the world. Multilateral aid came about in […]

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Youth Drivers in New Zealand

Just one of the many news headlines that we see all the time in New Zealand regarding youth drivers. 15 is far too young for a person to be in control of 1200 kilograms of malicious metal. New Zealand needs to catch up to the rest of the world and raise the driving age. Youth […]

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Whale Rider

The “Whale Rider”, filmed in New Zealand and directed by Niki Caro, is a film based on the novel of the same name, by Witi Ihimaera. Many of the extras in the film were actual residents of the town Whangara. The film is about a girl, Paikea Apirana, played by Keisha Castle-Hughes in her debut […]

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New Zealand Research

“New Zealand has an increasingly diverse workforce, yet both the popular and academic press suggest persistent employment discrimination in New Zealand, particularly for ethnic minorities and immigrants” (Wilson, Gahlout, Liu, & Mouly, 2005). Wilson et al (2005) carried out a scientific research to investigate the impact of ethnicity on initial short listing and access to […]

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