A dynamic and often provocative account of New Zealand’s relationship with the Pacific. Video & Podcast Series. Made possible by the RNZ/NZOA Innovation Fund.
Episode 5: Coup Culture (Fiji) | Untold Pacific History
This episode examines how and why Indian populations were brought to Fiji, and how the inequities under the colonial government’s Girmit system, created a society of instability and countless coups.
Episode 4: The Cursed Cook Islands Hotel (Rarotonga) | Untold Pacific History
This is a story of indigenous land rights gone awry, a makutu from an aggrieved family and the failed business ventures of an infamous 'haunted hotel' in Rarotonga.
Episode 3: Bullets on Black Saturday (Samoa) | Untold Pacific History
This episode examines the fatal consequences of New Zealand’s rule in Samoa, and the key events that led to the rise of Samoa's ‘Mau’ resistance movement.
Episode 2: White Man's Law (Niue) | Untold Pacific History
What led Commissioner Larsen, the New Zealand administrator of Niue in the 1950s, to be murdered in his bed by three locals hell-bent on justice and revenge?
Episode 1: Waking Up to the Dawn Raids (Aotearoa) | Untold Pacific History
Of the many events affecting Pasifika people in Aotearoa, the Dawn Raids story is overdue to be told.
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A dynamic & often provocative account of New Zealand’s relationship with the Pacific & the broad impact it's had on New Zealand’s own history & relationship with Pacific peoples in Aotearoa today.
Another great RNZ show
This show was suggested from Black Sheep. Subscribed immediately.
Great research, great story telling and informative. I had never heard of the Polynesian Panthers.
Will continue to listen for sure!!