Suzanne Tamaki

Taonga Talkback TV - Episode One: Statue bro (gov grey) (2020)

1 min 24 secSingle channel / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

"A daily episode of TAONGA from AOTEAROA telling you how it is and disrupting the narrative. If you don't like it, change the channel. #history #educateyourself

Episode one: Statue bro (gov grey)

A vandalised colonial war veteran boasts of his successes as Governor-general following the Taranaki war and Waikato Tainui invasion. He is responsible for the forceful confiscation of over 3 million acres of Māori land, which was subsequently used to pay for the war. He professes his disregard for Te Tiriti o Waitangi and flaunts his capitalist ideologies and white privileges.”

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