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Monday, 27 November 2017

Pākehā place names come and go. Māori names endure.'

Pākehā place names come and go. Māori names endure.'
- While Pākehā place names come and go, Māori names endure. Ours is an oral culture, so it doesn't matter what name is recorded in a council directory because our stories will outlive all those books anyway. That's why the survival of our classical language, or te reo o nehe, is just as important as our ...