Leah - tamaki makaurau

Shared by Leah Alexander | Feb 15, 2021 11:02 AM

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It's important because my generation was disconnected from the language and successive governments have never had the courage to make te reo compulsory in schools.
It's important because my generation was disconnected from the language and successive governments have never had the courage to make te reo compulsory in schools. I don't want the next generations of my family to miss out on the different ways of thinking and understanding the world that te reo brings. By becoming a proficient speaker I can help my children and grandchildren connect into te Ao Māori.