"Who knows, if they had taken the time to get to know me for who I am, maybe they'd have more empathy."
A charity providing mental health support to Asians says a Government grant will help it meet the surging demand amid the pandemic.
Current and former employees have spoken out about LPC's practices.
A law change is urgently needed to prevent non-Māori artists using Māori faces and traditional facial tattoos, says an expert.
"Help. Someone is selling my moko."
"Why in the world would you go and put these sacred things on an animal?"
"I hope this brightens the place up a bit, even if it's only black and white."
The mayor has also come under fire for posting a questionable tweet in response to the event.
The Koru is said to signify "a beginning."
"Upsetting anyone was the last thing we wanted to do."
A Māori cultural expert says "there is no excuse to keep doing this".
The video on Twitter now has over 620,000 views.
The play will be the last hosted at the Pop-up Globe playhouse in Auckland before the building is torn down.
"This kind of occasion brings us all together, reminds us how much we miss home."
It boasts impressive stained glass windows and an intricate mosaic floor.
"There is hope and the world is full of colour and brightness."
Our instinct to please can get us into trouble, writes Ryan Bridge.
You probably know more than you think.
"We have lived through the benefits and we want that for our kids."
"I blame my grandparents, two fluent speakers, not speaking Māori to their five sons."