Kaupapa on the Couch: Do family and whānau mean the same thing? (WATCH)

Families come in all different shapes and sizes. But when the British came to New Zealand they decided Māori families were the wrong shape.

In this episode of Kaupapa on the Couch, we have a look at what family means in different cultures and the effects of colonisation on whānau and whakapapa.

Written and presented by Leonie Hayden (Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara, Ngāti Rango)
Directed by José Barbosa

Watch all the Kaupapa on the Couch episodes here.

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