Was missionary activity in 1800s New Zealand an intentional bridgehead for colonisation? Andrew Urquhart speaks to leading historians who unpack evidence to the contrary – that missionaries were actively trying to protect Maori sovereignty and culture.
Were the historic rates of Maori baptisms genuine conversions? Or was Christianity a cultural Trojan Horse as secular narratives claim? Andrew Urquhart chats to historians and descendants of those converts, discovering that the Gospel message truly did transform tribes across the nation.
Was the Treaty of Waitangi mistranslated to trick Maori into signing away their rights? Andrew Urquhart investigates that popular theory, and discovers evidence that actually, both the Maori and English texts are compatible, and still hold the promise of reconciliation and harmony.
Waitangi - Political Responses & Reactions: Dr Bryce Edwards Reflects | On Mic
Political commentator and analyst, Dr. Bryce Edwards discusses his thoughts with Andrew Urquhart on the Waitangi Day just been, in particular coalition, David Seymour, Winston Peters, Tama Iti and Shane Jones.