One piece of paper and five signatures was all it took for one school to make its own history. One piece of paper and a few hundred words was all it took to potentially change the future of tamariki to come. That one piece of paper with the words "memorandum of understanding" now held up with pride cannot portray the significance of the history about to lay before all those in one Rotorua kura. Rotokawa School has made sure the hapū land the school rests on will be properly acknowledged from this point on.

A local iwi will be formally

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