`New Zealand’s social issue are shown through the eyes of young maori boys in the visual texts boy by taika Waititi and The Dark Horse by James Napier Robertson. Also in the texts hunt for the wilderpeople by barry crump and yellow brick road by witi Ihimaera. All these texts have shown gangs, violence and […]

The film The Dark Horse is directed by James Napier Robertson. Robertson uses film techniques like high angle, close up, mid shot and over the shoulder to show the perspective of what life in a gang looks likes. The use of these film techniques shows how violence is the last refuge for incompetents. Using dark and […]

Written in 1986, wild pork and watercress, by Barry Crump, is the story of Ricky Baker. Ricky is 12 years and three weeks old a quarter Maori boy. Told in the first-person narrative, Ricky tells his story with humor. Ricky is a victim of racism and the New Zealand Social Welfare system. He continues to […]

(A) the poet compares the cows to the rocks because they are shiny as a pit of wet rocks. also because the cows are not moving like a pit of rocks (B) This comparison is a simile because it is comparing the cows to the rocks “The shed is an island of light and warmth” […]

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