Tariana Turia, MP for Te Tai Haurauru.
Ka whangaia, ka tupu, ka puawai – that which is nurtured grows, then blossoms.
While this whakatauki can be applied to a number of different contexts, this week I think this saying should belong to our tamariki, our mokopuna, and our future generations.
If we lay down a good foundation for our tamariki, and nurture them through our love and support, provide them with guidance and opportunity, then our next generations will be well prepared for their future, and for further advancing our Maori development. Read more