Activism News

Watch: Maria 'Masha' Alyokhina says Russia's oppressive regime could happen anywhere.

Pussy Riot's urgent message to New Zealand

The Russian protest collective says Kiwis should keep their balaclavas close at hand.

Watch:New Zealand's first Vegan Pie Awards were held recently

Activists erect billboard urging Wellington to go vegan

The group behind it reckons most people already believe in the movement.


Plunket attacks peace group's credibility over opposing fake bomb comments

It follows the now-infamous Jordan Peterson interview with Sean Plunket last week.

Sean Plunket has defended Jordan Peterson.

Listen: Sean Plunket rips apart stunned activist over Jordan Peterson attack

It comes ahead of Professor Peterson's tour of New Zealand.

Watch: Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux visited New Zealand in 2018.

Is the far right on the rise in NZ?

A homegrown extremist nationalist movement could be brewing.

Watch: The video has gone viral, but it may have been misinterpreted.

Trump tweets support for schoolboys caught up in rally scandal

He said the boys were caught up in the centre of "evil" fake news.

Watch: The video has gone viral, but it may have been misinterpreted.

Why the MAGA students footage might not be as bad as it looks

Extended video of the incident shows they may not be to blame for the confrontation.

Watch: Is transgender acceptance the feminist movement's final frontier?

Cis, trans, nonbinary: A guide to gender terminology

Confused about what these terms mean? You're not alone.

Australian feminist Clementine Ford spoke to Newshub about what men get wrong about her.

'Male-hater misandrist' Clementine Ford in her own words

The Australian author on free speech, Lauren Southern and why she tweets about killing men.


Watch: Vegans play cow slaughter audio at steak restaurant

Diners were treated to an unexpected protest during their meal.

Pallbearers carried Penny Bright's coffin to the song 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life'.

Friends write on Penny Bright's coffin at emotional funeral

Hundreds remembered the activist as "a champion of good over evil".

Penny Bright was a friend and rival of John Banks.

Penny Bright the 'woman warrior' to be remembered

Her funeral will be held at St Matthew-in the-City in Auckland on Sunday afternoon.


Standing Rock activist who was shot by police faces jail time

He was left with serious and permanent damage.

John Banks talks to RadioLIVE's Mark Sainsbury.

Penny Bright was a 'kindred spirit' - John Banks

"Right to the end she was her own person - we don't have enough of them."

Penny Bright was 64.

Penny Bright 'a fighter and a warrior for truth and justice'

Her friend Lisa Prager says she'll try to fix problems in heaven.

Taiwan Gay Pride Parade

Malaysia PM says no to same sex marriage

There is growing persecution against the LGBT community in the country.

Transgender women have faced an uphill battle in being accepted by feminists.

Feminism's final frontier: Transgender inclusion

A Suffrage Day exploration of the shifting meaning of womanhood.

Pyotr Verzilov was experiencing loss of movement and vision, his bandmates said.

Pussy Riot member hospitalised in Russia after alleged poisoning

He was experiencing loss of movement and vision, his bandmates said.

Watch: Transgender women face an uphill battle to be accepted by feminists.

Feminist MPs throw support behind transgender women

It comes as Kiwi activists clash over what it means to be a woman.

Ramón Bedoya’s father was killed after protesting against palm oil.

2017 the deadliest year ever for environmental activists

Nearly four people were murdered each week in the name of the environment.