Featured: The Tide is Turning

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From: Andrew S
In 2004, Prime Minister Helen Clark and the New Zealand Labour government passed legislation declaring Crown ownership of the New Zealand foreshore and seabed. The indigenous people of Aotearoa / New Zealand - The Maaori people - having suffered the effects of land confiscation for over 150 years, recognised this legislation for what it was - land confiscation. A nationwide call to action saw 30,000 people from all over the country converging in the parliament grounds to challenge the Prime Minister to reconsider passing the legislation. She did not. The legislation has since been described as "discriminatory" by the Committee for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination - a UN body, and black sand mining for steel on the West Coast of the North Island seems imminent" Part of the Oceania Indymedia Newsreal 3 compilation produced by Engage Media Director: Matthew Donaldson Producer: Matthew Donaldson Creative Commons licence: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs
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Wrap it Up -Short Film

Wrap it Up -Short Film

Aaron J. Davis presents his 2nd Short Film " Wrap it up" This film encourages everyone ...