He rōpu ākonga ture ki Tāmaki e wero ana i te kāwanatanga mō te āhua o tana whakawhanaungatanga ā-iwi atu ki a Ngāi Māori. Nā te Auckland Law Revue tāna whāataata pūhohe hōu i titi atu ki YouTube hei hika i te ahi kōrero mō te whakatika ake i ngā hara ō-mua ki te Māori.
Katahi te kiriata pūhohe, kua kitea whānuitia e te marea. He wero ki te kawana mō te koretake ōna ki te whakawhanaunga ki a Ngai Māori.
E ai ki tētahi tauira mai te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Mākaurau a John Kingi, "It was utilising humour and a popular music video to get people to think about race relations in a different way and trying to let people know that our generation actually cares about these issues and that this is something that we should be talking about."
Mā tē waiata "Sorry" ka whakaara ake i te hītori mautohe o Aotearoa mō ngā tau neke atu i te kotahi rau whitu tekau kua hipa. Tā te rōpū nei, e karo ana te kawana i āna here ki te iwi Māori i raro i Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Hei tā Mariata Tavioni-Pittman he tauira anō no Tāmaki, “Even if you look at the the difference between students and the opinions of their parents, it's one generation [difference] and I think already there's a big change. So I think if it keeps going and people keep continuing this discussion, we have a chance at a much brighter future."
Ko tā rātou waiata pūhohe "Defined Lines" i titiro atu ki ngā take ai, i rongonuitia i te ao i te tau rua mano tekau mā toru. I hāngai te rangi ki tēra o "Blurred Lines" nā Robin Thick, ā, i kitea e te rima miriona tangata neke atu.
Hei tā King, “It's important that we talk about these issues as young people and that we're the ones who are pushing this forward into the future to ensure that we don't make the same mistakes that we've possibly made as a society in the past."
E ai ki a Jessie Fenton, tētahi o ngā kaiwhakaari, “Yeah. If anyone's got to make it right it's got to be us."
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