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Friday, 9 February 2018

Is 'Pakeha' a racist term?

Is 'Pakeha' a racist term?
- Derived from the word 'Pakepakeha,' a mythical human-like being with fair skin, it is used to describe any Kiwi with non-Maori or Polynesian heritage. It is a term that was used to differentiate between the historical origins of the country's settlers – and many argued on the forum an 'us' and 'them' label is ...