It’s about being connected
Whanaungatanga is about relationships. It is about whānau working together to make decisions and act in ways that support the betterment of everyone in the whānau.
Strong whānau invest their time and energy in activities they can do together.
What is whanaungatanga?
“It’s about being connected to your cousins. You’d be lost without your cousins. I love them all.”
“We always have kai for visitors, even if there are 10 in the whānau.”
“Where would I be without my family? I love my family, they’re the ones who make you who you are.”
Darrin Haimona explains what whanaungatanga means in his whānau