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Monday, 5 March 2018

A history of outrage over the word 'Pākehā'

A history of outrage over the word 'Pākehā'
- Historians and language experts agree that the original meaning of the word Pākehā is most likely to be 'pale, imaginary beings resembling men', referring to a sea-dwelling, godlike people in Māori mythology. It has been used to describe Europeans, and then New Zealanders of European descent ...