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Zoologist Brian Gill: Science is being surrendered to cultural sensitivity

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 05:00:00 +1200

In 2010 New Zealand's venerable science body, the Royal Society of New Zealand, amalgamated with the Humanities Council. Science doesn't have all life's answers. Where would we be without literature, art, music, diverse cultures and...


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Shopper claims she wasn't allowed to try ring on because of her race

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 05:00:00 +1200

A Maori woman believes a jeweller refused to let her try on a diamond ring because of racial profiling.Moe Lewin, a 39-year-old senior product manager at iHeartRadio, was shocked when a shop assistant at Walker & Hall at the NorthWest...


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