Ko Te Pāti Māori – Rāwiri Waititi | Tuia Te Ako 2022

Māori learner success
Published: 28 November 2023

Rāwiri Waititi emphasised understanding over knowledge, tracing his upbringing in a world shaped by traditional teachings and sharing his journey from a kohanga reo environment to the parliament. He highlighted the need for unapologetic Māori representation and advocated for restoring Māori names in places, promoting initiatives like Mahuru Māori. He called for more resources for Māori departments and asserted the importance of fighting for Treaty intentions. Rāwiri urged the Māorification of the world for clarity.

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