Kōtare’s vision is of a future with economic, social and environmental justice in Aotearoa based on Te Tiriti o Waitangi. With that vision in mind, our purpose is to support community action for a more just world through participatory education and research. We invite you join us in that work.
You can help further the vision by becoming a member or supporter at Support Kōtare.
Some recent work by Kōtare people
Solidarity in Action: Welfare Advocacy Handbook by Alastair Russell and Sue Bradford.
Community Economic Development: Is it time to revisit this old-fashioned idea? Sue Bradford looks at the past, present and future of community economic development (CED) in Aotearoa/New Zealand, and considers the role of CED in a people’s response to the climate crisis.
Here Be Dragons: Navigating a Left Approach to Basic Income (BI) in Aotearoa New Zealand. Sue Bradford examines the history of BI advocacy and the prospects for a ‘progressive’ BI in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
Paulo Freire in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Catherine Delahunty discusses the influence of Paulo Freire on popular education in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
Kōtare postcards, featuring a selection of posters from our collection, are available here.