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Pukapuka Episode – Why books matter: Warena, David & Pera (#4) – Paperback Guerrillas Podcast As Māori especially, it’s worth our time talking about books. We discuss benefits we’ve found in reading, Māori literacy and why Books matter.

Check out episode four of our Paperback Guerrillas Podcast with Dr. Ben Walker. We talk about performance-based-identity, parenting, career and more. Visit here for the episode, or search Paperback Guerrillas in your podcast app: https://bit.ly/2WMfe0t from Pera Barrett https://ift.tt/3bO8h3y via IFTTT

Just like everybody goes through life differently, we’re all going through this lockdown in our own way. For some people, the worst part is not being allowed to have a coffee, wine, or beer with their mate. Some are struggling to balance jobs with home-schooling a household of tamariki. Some have lost their jobs and livelihoods. Others are worried about losing their health or life. Others already have. Regardless of how your struggle seems compared to others, it’s real. It’s yours. But since we’re all doing this thing together for a while, it’s ours. Holla if you need help. Someone might have cut a path across what you’re going through right now. He waka eke noa – we’re all in this together.

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“(He say) Think of me when you think it’s hardest, live your dreams don’t take freedoms for granted, (he say) drink that sweet creek water spit them bars, It makes me feel like this steel ain’t no cage, that’s what art is.” Little snippet of something me and @tommyvza are working on over the weekend …

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Welcome to the first Saturday of #lockdown! For those of us able to work from home, I hope you’re still looking for, and finding, those bits of the mahi/work you love and enjoy. Libby Hakaraia and Tainui Stephens are inspirations for me when it comes to prioritising the work they love. So I felt privileged …

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Paperback Guerrillas Podcast – Episode 1

Kia ora e te whānau – in episode one of our Paperback Guerrillas podcast, I talk about starting Shoebox Christmas, starting this podcast, and how the end goal for both is the same. You can check episode one and the next few here: iTunes: https://apple.co/3cOuFek Google: https://bit.ly/2wNUhr2 Spotify: https://spoti.fi/33e8kT1 Or head to https://ift.tt/2GpLz4s to see …

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