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Once a Panther (2021) | Podcast

On June 16, 1971, a radical group of Pasifika and Māori men and women confronted state-sanctioned racism to form the Polynesian Panther Party. Like their seafaring ancestors before them, the Polynesian Panthers guided their people to a new horizon – but instead of stormy seas, they navigated a red-blooded nation raging with rugby, racism and beer.


Made with funding from NZ On Air.

Written, produced, edited and mixed by Alex Liu and Brad Flahive for

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