Indigenous rights

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Summer 202113 Jan 2021

E kore au e ngaro / I shall not be lost

Where I come from, the kererū is revered. A food for royalty and women. Our kaumātua describe how the sky would get dark as clouds of kererū flew overhead, sounding like a loud helicopter as they flapped their wings through our echoing valleys. This memory from long before I was born was a sign of abundance.

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