“Why should people learn Māori history? Because it’s a connection to the land that we live on.”

What should we be taught in kura, what’s the difference between Māori and mainstream schooling and should Māori history be taught in schools?

We asked a group of rangatahi questions on education. Anei a rātou whakaaro, here’s a collection of their thoughts.

This is part of our reo Māori series, Ohinga, created by Mahi Tahi Media, with funding from Te Māngai Pāho.

Stay tuned for a new episode every week.

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