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Polynesian Panthers : Pacific protest and affirmative action in Aotearoa New Zealand 1971-1981 / edited by Melani Anae ; with Lautofa Iuli and Leilani Tamu.

Contributor(s): Anae, Melani [editor.] | Iuli, Lautofa [editor.] | Tamu, Leilani [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand : Huia Publishers, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: 153 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781775502050; 1775502058.Subject(s): Polynesian Panther Party -- History -- 20th century | Youth -- Political activity -- New Zealand -- History -- 20th century | Polynesians -- Civil rights -- New Zealand | Polynesians -- New Zealand -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Youth, Maori -- Political activity -- New Zealand -- 20th century | Mautohe | Noho-ā-iwi | Whakahāwea iwi | Ratonga ki te iwi | Tikanga tangata | Tāngata o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa | Āhuatanga pāporiSummary: "Polynesian Panthers records the Pacific rights and social activist movement in New Zealand, told by those who were there. Forming in 1971, the Polynesian Panthers sought to raise consciousness and took action in response to the racism and discrimination Pacific peoples faced in New Zealand in the 1970s and 1980s. The Panthers organised prison visit programmes and sporting and debating teams for inmates; provided a halfway-house service for young men released from prison; ran homework centres; and offered 'people's loans', legal aid and food banks that catered for 600 families at their height. Drawing on interviews, memoirs, poetry, newspaper articles and critical analysis, Polynesian Panthers is a thought-provoking account of this period in New Zealand"-- Publisher information.
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Polynesian Panthers records the Pacific rights and social activist movement in New Zealand, told by those who were there. Forming in 1971, the Polynesian Panthers sought to raise consciousness and took action in response to the racism and discrimination Pacific peoples faced in New Zealand in the 1970s and 1980s. The Panthers organised prison visit programmes and sporting and debating teams for inmates; provided a halfway-house service for young men released from prison; ran homework centres; and offered 'people's loans', legal aid and food banks that catered for 600 families at their height. Drawing on interviews, memoirs, poetry, newspaper articles and critical analysis, Polynesian Panthers is a thought-provoking account of this period in New Zealand.

"First published in 2006 by Reid Publishing (NZ) Ltd"--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Polynesian Panthers records the Pacific rights and social activist movement in New Zealand, told by those who were there. Forming in 1971, the Polynesian Panthers sought to raise consciousness and took action in response to the racism and discrimination Pacific peoples faced in New Zealand in the 1970s and 1980s. The Panthers organised prison visit programmes and sporting and debating teams for inmates; provided a halfway-house service for young men released from prison; ran homework centres; and offered 'people's loans', legal aid and food banks that catered for 600 families at their height. Drawing on interviews, memoirs, poetry, newspaper articles and critical analysis, Polynesian Panthers is a thought-provoking account of this period in New Zealand"-- Publisher information.