Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay places

Flaxmere anti-violence hīkoi, 2008

Flaxmere anti-violence hīkoi, 2008

The Hastings suburb of Flaxmere is often associated with violence, criminal behaviour and social deprivation – and social, economic and crime statistics tend to bear this out. In 2008 a community-instigated hīkoi (march) against violence and gang activity provided residents with an opportunity to show that not all Flaxmere people subscribe to that lifestyle.

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Hawke's Bay Today
Photograph by Paul Taylor

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay places - Hastings', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24208/flaxmere-anti-violence-hikoi-2008 (accessed 20 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 30 Nov 2015