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Friday, 26 January 2018

Giving te reo Māori a future about looking to the past

Giving te reo Māori a future about looking to the past
- Whalers, sealers, missionaries, and judges had to speak the reo to get by. After 1858, when the European population began to overtake the Māori population in size, steps were increasingly taken to marginalise te reo Māori. Young Māori were punished for speaking it in schools. Around the same time, ...