• Book Review of G. D. Smithers and B. N. Newman (eds.), Native Diasporas: Indigenous Identities and Settler Colonialism in the Americas, Nebraska, 2014, University of Nebraska Press, 509pp.

      Moon, P (Te Ara Poutama - the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development, Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      It is from the growing body of literature in indigenous issues that Native Diasporas has emerged. But as the title signals, this is more than just another work surveying the already well-traversed terrain of indigenous ...
    • Issues of ‘Authenticity’ and Apocalyptic Thought in an Indigenous Religious Response to Colonisation

      Moon, P (Te Ara Poutama (Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development), Auckland University of Technology., 2021)
      The traditional/colonial dichotomy dominates much of the discourse on New Zealand’s indigenous Māori society in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. However, this binary distinction can often be more nuanced in ...
    • Originalism and the Treaty of Waitangi

      Moon, P (Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies, 2017)
      Originalism has long been used as a conceptual approach for interpreting the United States Constitution. Its premise is that the authoritative interpretation of constitutional documents is best obtained by determining the ...
    • Playing cultures

      Moon, P; Derby, M (Te Ara Poutama - the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development, Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      The genesis of this article is a series of observations that occurred at a marae, which are used here as a platform from which broader issues of certain aspects of Māori-Pākehā interactions can be explored and critiqued. ...
    • Prosthetic Nostalgia: History and Memory in “Art Deco Napier”

      Moon, P (Victoria University Wellington, 2021)
      The New Zealand city of Napier is a major international destination for visitors interested in art deco architecture and the 1930s era. This work explores how nostalgia for this period in Napier’s history has evolved, and ...
    • ‘The Treaty of Waitangi: how we got it and how we killed it’

      Moon, P (Te Akatea Maori Principals Association, 2014)
      This keynote presentation will examine the trail of events and accidents that led to the sudden decision by British officials in 1839 that a treaty would be needed for New Zealand. It will then follow the incidents right ...
    • ‘The Treaty of Waitangi: how we got it and how we killed it’

      Moon, P (Te Akatea Maori Principals Association, 2014)
      This keynote presentation will examine the trail of events and accidents that led to the sudden decision by British officials in 1839 that a treaty would be needed for New Zealand. It will then follow the incidents right ...