Rediscovering Aotearoa: Aroha/Love

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Tyla, from Ngāi Tahu, and Saba, who is Pakistani, are married. Their lives changed the day of the Christchurch terrorist attacks. Source: TVNZ

Rediscovering Aotearoa is an 8-part bilingual short documentary, podcast and article series by TVNZ's Re: that travels Aotearoa meeting young Kiwis as they discuss the impacts of colonisation today and modern race relations.

Tyla is from Ngāi Tahu and converted to Islam six years ago. He’s married to Saba, who is Pakistani, and moved to Aotearoa when she was eight. In March, Saba’s uncle and cousin were shot and killed at their mosque, along with 49 others in the Christchurch terrorist attack. They talk about how the Māori and Muslim communities have come together to heal.

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