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Hi I'm Whatahoro

I'm from New Zealand. I play rugby. I'm heavily involved in my Maori culture and its language and traditions.

About Me

I'm very passionate about my culture and language. I've been schooled in a total immersion Maori speaking curriculum. I've grown up in its customs and protocols, and also the Maori performing arts, which many know as haka. I'm from a family of nine, with 5 boys 3 girls, the five boys being the older ones, and I am fourth. We grew up learning the values of hard work with our Father being a sheep shearer and our Mother a teacher. We were all involved in the shearing sheds as a summer job while we were on school holidays. I'm also really enjoy playing rugby and have done at various levels most of my life! I enjoy many different sports, including softball and basketball.

Why I am a Mormon

With all the unknown in the world, with all the different influences in the world over powering us and almost taking over our lives(we know most of these to be the work of satan), and with so much in our lives not of the power of our hands, I believe The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to have the answer to all of these. I know the events of Jesus Christ's ministry to be true and that, through him, we have eternal salvation. I know that God is my Heavenly Father and that he knows me and loves me. I love that I'm not just fitting in his scheme of things but that he

How I live my faith

I make sure that everywhere I go and everything I do everyone knows that I'm a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, it makes it possible for every day people to see an every day person and see and ask why we do what we do and are who we are. But the biggest things we as a family are always, in one way or another, involved in, is service. As we were taught early on to work hard and work smart, so service came easy to us. Our Mother and Grandmother were quite involved in the community and whenever there were helping hands needed they would volunteer our services and as a resulted we were well known in our community, known to be workers, to have a separate set of standards to most, and to be of the LDS Church.