Author: Kim Mcbreen

The slow path to mātauranga

“You can’t simply learn about mātauranga or whakapapa, just like I couldn’t learn about my whānau. It’s meaningless without the connection and lived experience. It takes community.” — Kim Mcbreen.

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Our teachers made school fun

“Looking back now, I can see it wasn’t just about learning kapa haka. It was about pride and belonging, and making sure that Māori kids had connection and support at school when, everywhere else, racism was out and proud, and tikanga Pākehā was dominant.” — Kim Mcbreen.

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