21 Nov 2015

Melani Anae and Will 'Ilolahia: Polynesian Panthers

From Saturday Morning, 11:05 am on 21 November 2015

Dr Anae is Senior Lecturer and Director of Research of Pacific Studies at the University of Auckland; Will 'Ilolahia is the founder of the Waiata Artists Trust. Both were members of the Polynesian Panther Party, a civil rights movement started by the first New Zealand-born generation of Pacific peoples, and commemorated in the new edition of the book edited by Dr Anae with Lautofa Iuli and Leilani Tamu: Polynesian Panthers: Pacific Protest and Affirmative Action in Aotearoa New Zealand 1971-1981.