Sanctuary is the first platform to provide online-reading for Māori Graphic Novels. We created Sanctuary to visualise the tales shared to us by kaumātua (elders) and pass these on in a way that we felt would be compelling to others.  

Our Why

The stories we share encapsulate the beauty and richness of our Māori culture. Our whakapapa (genealogy) and our language (reo), our unique perspectives of the world (te ao Māori) and all the other wonderful things pertaining to Māoridom. We wanted to provide this as an avenue for people to connect with Māori culture. In particular, we wanted to engage rangatahi māori and give them an interesting way to learn more about their Māoritanga.

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