“The best protest we can do right now is be Māori, be who we are, live our values, speak our reo, care for our mokopuna.” - Kīngi Tūheitia at Tūrangawaewae Marae
f the government, the crown and the powers that be stood by what was agreed upon in Te Tīriti in 1840, we wouldn’t be here today but, here we are! 184 years down the track and our current government is now threatening to eradicate everything Māori.
“Ka whawhai tonu mātou, ake ake ake! - We will fight on forever, for as long as it takes!” The Battle of Orākau Pā, Kihikihi, 1864