Janet - Otepoti

As a former kaiwhakaako (high school teacher of Maori and other languages) I see the pride young Maori develop as they reclaim their dignity by acquiring and using the language of their tipuna.
As a former kaiwhakaako (high school teacher of Maori and other languages) I see the pride young Maori develop as they reclaim their dignity by acquiring and using the language of their tipuna. Also I have taught te reo to Pakeha adults who are then able to respect people and places by pronouncing their names more correctly.