12 Jun 2020

Iwi need to be involved in conversations around colonial statues - historian

From Morning Report, 8:10 am on 12 June 2020

The call to remove statues and place names that honour racist figures from New Zealand's history is gaining momentum.

A local historian says monuments from the early 20th century celebrate colonialism and imperialism and exclude Maori perspectives.

Vincent O'Malley is a historian and the author of several books including 'The New Zealand Wars'.