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EDUCATING TAMA

1 x 52mins
This documentary tracks the students and staff of Hastings Boys High School over one year to get a glimpse of real life Māori education success stories
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Statistically Māori boys are three times more likely to leave school with no formal qualifications than non-Maori boys.

But can a school, that many would consider a throwback to more conservative times, really be embraced by young Māori men in 2013? Can they make a difference to these boys so they will not be a part of the disappointing statistics of tomorrow?

Educating Tama is the heartfelt, intimate and emotional journey of four boys as they navigate the waters of their own education.

Watch the documentary here