What do the youth have to say?26 May 2022
We interviewed Mount Aspiring College (MAC) rangatahi to understand their thoughts on the importance of freshwater (wai māori) and who is responsible for protecting it.
"I want to protect the water so that the people after us... can come down and hang out next to the lake in it. So it's a beautiful place." - Anataia, MAC student.
Creating opportunities for rangatahi to talk about their connection with the local environment and actively participate in protecting it is key for the future of our community.
"I think that we're all responsible for protecting freshwater. It's up to all of us to do what we can and as much as we can to protect it" - MAC student