Posts Tagged ‘Dame Susan Devoy’

Racist Kiwis will always exist says Dame Susan Devoy

Monday, September 18th, 2023

Racist New Zealanders will always exist. They will never be educated out of their racism, says Dame Susan Devoy. “We will never be a fully multicultural society until we’ve fully adopted our bicultural foundations, and that’s the struggle” says Devoy, a former race relations commissioner. In an interview with Grey Areas host Petra Bagust, Devoy Read more

Religious leaders should speak up against hate speech

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
hate speech

New Zealand’s Race Relations Commissioner says religious leaders should be using their considerable powerful platforms to promote tolerance and peace across our communities. “Whether it’s a mosque giving Holocaust deniers a platform or whether it’s an evangelical church spewing hatred about gay New Zealanders: this is not how we roll here. This is not who we Read more

Duncan Garner, we’re MAD for peace, not PC gone mad

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

The ironic thing about people who send me letters about how useless I am and that our race relations are OK, is that most of them are from Pakeha men: as Duncan Garner proved in his latest opinion piece. I get many letters and emails: some polite, many abusive or threatening.  The personal attacks aren’t Read more