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On camera: We see a Wharenul, the communal building that is the focal point of a marae. We see external and internal shots of the Wharenui carvings.

Slow, calm music plays throughout

Narrator: E ngā iwi, e ngā mana, e ngā reo o te motu (To the many tribes, distinctions and voices of the land),

On camera: We see our narrator at the Wharenui wearing a black suit with bare feet. He turns to camera.

Narrator: tēnā koutou katoa (greetings to you all).

On camera: The narrator is standing with the beehive (the New Zealand Parliament building) behind him. He is facing a building with ‘’ above the door (Mātauranga House, Ministry of Education).

Narrator: Nau mai, whakatau ake ki te paetukutuku o Te Kete Mā Ngā Tamariki Wehe i te Kura (Welcome to The School Leavers Toolkit website).

On camera: The narrator walks into the building, and then we cut to him walking up a vibrant city street (Cuba St, Wellington).

Narrator: He paetukutuku tēnei e pupuri nei i ngā taonga hei āwhina i a koe ki te takahi i ngā huarahi maha o te ao tūroa (This is a website that holds a wealth of resources to help you traverse the many crossroads you may encounter).

On camera: The narrator is walking toward the camera on wet sand. He turns to the camera and speaks.

Narrator: Nō reira e tama mā, e hine mā, e tū ki te whaiao, ki te ao mārama. Tihē Mauri Ora (Therefore, sons and daughters alike, stand and be counted in this world. Tis the Sneeze of Life)!

On camera: We see the narrator’s bare feet walk away from the camera along the wet sand.

Text on screen: School Leavers' Toolkit logo and, along with the logos for Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga (Ministry of Education) and New Zealand Government.


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