Rourou Conversations

People of Puāwai Ep 3: Benedict and Ryan

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Benedict and Ryan talk about their experiences as young Filipino migrants in Aotearoa, the years of whānau separation, transferring from schooling in the Philippines to Aotearoa, reflections on Filipino culture, and what it is like to be queer amongst all of that.

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People of Puāwai is where Cooper and the amazing rangatahi from the ⁠Leadership Lab's Puāwai programme⁠ as they share their stories, the changes they want to see in society, their hopes for the future and things they're passionate about.

Puāwai is a kaupapa Māori rangatahi programme with a focus on inclusion and diversity. Need support? Want to learn more about topics discussed? Find a list of wonderful community organisations, information and resources​ ⁠here⁠. This programme was produced at ⁠PlainsFM ⁠in beautiful Ōtautahi Christchurch.