By Keenan, Danny
On 15 of October, 2007, three hundred police officers dressed in full riot gear, including balaclavas and sunglasses, raided the township of Ruatoki which lies at the northern end of the Ureweras. At the same time as Ruatoki was being locked-down, police raids were taking place i...n other parts of the country. By the end of the day, 17 people were reported as arrested; four from Wellington, six in Auckland, one in Palmerston North, one in Hamilton and five in the Bay of Plenty area. The 'global war on terror', launched in the US five years earlier, had finally arrived in New Zealand.Read more
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Ed. Danny Keenan has a PhD in history and is a lecturer in Maori Studies at Victoria University. Contributors also include Maori politics lecturer and author Maria Bargh (Resistance:An Indigenous Response to Neoliberalism); writer and lecturer on Maori, Pacific and indigenous writing in English Alice Te Punga Somerville; internationally acclaimed indigenous rights lawyer Moana Jackson and author and Professor of History at Victoria University, Richard Hill. Other contributions are from legal specialists, ex-NZ Police and from those arrested.
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