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Journeys in National Parks: Te Urewera

Television (Full Length) – 1987

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Nohopai
Nohopai
30 Aug 2017 - 01.27pm
My Great Great Grandfather's In This Love You And Miss You Koro Paetoa
Barry Day
Barry Day
5 Jul 2014 - 08.44am
Great first episode. The Ureweras hold a spirituality for me as well. As a young boy I spent time there, I first saw the stars there. Maoridom missed me. I left NZ before the resurgence began in the 80's.
As a pakeha I hold firm that I awoke in NZ. I was born there. Looking at history in it's entirety, all races of people have been oppressed and been slaves. My mana is my truth. It was great to see the elders with the medicines from trees. My pakeha brain says I would talk to people on the way back in the forest and proberly grab more than 12 varieties.

Thank you Maoridom foe the gateway for this interaction and thank you Te Raperha for your words of clarity in the Waikeroana museum that awakened a boy to the truth.

Barry Day
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