Henare - Taumarunui

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Because māori is everything to me, learning the language and the kaupapa is also important to me and keeping it running through our country is also important.

Because māori is everything to me, learning the language and the kaupapa is also important to me and keeping it running through our country is also important, Te reo māori is not only a language to me but it’s also a gift and to have that gift it feels I’ve been given that gift passed down by our past ancestors, that’s why I’m interested in taking part of this thing, why because we are all one and I believe māori is a taōnga, a treasure to have in this country