to a 'proud, confident' next generation
Twelve-year-old Hana O’Regan went off up to Auckland's Queen Victoria Māori Girls' Boarding School confident she had a good grasp of her reo.
Read this story in te reo Māori and English here. / Pānuitia tēnei i te reo Māori me te reo Pākehā ki konei.
Then she realised snippets of Māori colours, body parts, and greetings did not make good conversation with her more fluent northern peers.
So began her dream to help reclaim te reo Māori from a “grave of language death” within her iwi – Kāi (Ngāi) Tahu – and her whānau.
Link to article: Northern Māori helped Kāi Tahu revive its reo from 'grave of language death' to a 'proud, confident' next generation | Stuff.co.nz