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  1. Nichole Gully says:

    Tēnā koe e Manu, e te kaitārai o te kupu, mōu i tuku i ō whakaaro mō te noho i Parihaka i te tirohanga o te ure nō te Moananui-a-Kiwa. I could feel the presence of the Parihaka wairua in your words, something that only comes from the privilege of being there. Loving the links out and the pictures too. So few words with so much to say. Fa'afetai.  

    1. Manu Faaea-Semeatu says:

      Faafetai lava Nichole.  I had the privilege of returning to Parihaka this year in March.  The only other place I have felt at peace like that is back home in Samoa.  It was truly a moving experience for me.

  2. Janelle.riki@core-ed.org' Janelle Riki says:

    Tēnā koe e Manu. What a beautiful reflection of your experience in a beautiful place. Thanks so much for sharing your inspiring and moving story. Ngā mihi aroha ki a koe e hoa.

  3. maria.tibble@core-ed.ac.nz' Maria Tibble says:

    Fa'afetai, Manu.  I admire you so much for sharing this and staying staunch for your tane. Ka mihi a Te Arawa ki a Hamoa xxx

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