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A huge change has taken place in my lifetime.
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Because if Janet had died 30 or 40 years ago she'd always be known as that crazy old woman who was in and out of psychiatric hospitals and wrote some funny books. It's really only been in the last 10 years that her reputation has consolidated and been fully recognized in New Zealand.
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I see the great continuities in New Zealand history as being decency and common sense and up until now when we've confronted these things we've been able to talk them through, and I'm sure we will with this issue as well.
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I've also mentioned in that millennium piece Doug Graham's comments about lakes, mountains and rivers and his suggestion that Maori people have spiritual feelings for them but Pakeha people don't, a view I wholly reject.
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One of the consequences of both the Maori Renaissance and the Treaty of Waitangi claims process has been that Maori culture has become more assertively diverse.
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The Maori or indigenous one, and the other one that I chose to call Pakeha, and I've got no problem with that particular name. I'm astonished that some people do.
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The point I've always made is that I'm writing for a general audience, rather than just for an audience of academics or fellow historians.
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When I was a child in the 1940s and early 1950s, my parents and grandparents spoke of Britain as home, and New Zealand had this strong sense of identity and coherence as being part of the commonwealth and a the identity of its people as being British.
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