Dame Joan Metge was born in 1930 and is an anthropologist who's renowned for her work promoting cross-cultural awareness. She has published significant books and articles and, in 2006, won the third Asia-Pacific Mediation Forum Peace Prize.
If water is the next Treaty issue to be addressed, what are people saying about it? Maori society is changing but is it healthy cultural evolution or continuing colonisation? Is it a good thing that we argue so much? What needs to change?