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Whānau (2008)

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2008

I think he's exceeded my original list.
– Brandi Hudson is happy she chose her husband so carefully
I guess my attitude towards things Māori has changed, I see it as being really important to learn te reo Māori because it is part of our culture and I see now it was lost because of colonisation. I do think that we as parents need to develop our reo so it strengthens hers.
– Rachel Ormsby on her growing appreciation and awareness of her family's Māori identity
I don't want to be a statistic. Ok, I'm a Māori teenager who got pregnant, that's statistic number one, then becoming a solo mum, that's statistic number two...I think the determination not to be a statistic was the driver.
– Renei Ngawati on juggling study, work and raising her son