Tagged: languages policy

New Zealand kids monolingual, missing out - Infrequently Asked Questions

Lynley Hargreaves Jul 29, 2015

Associate Professor Sharon Harvey The Māori language is in a dire situation and the 2013 census saw a further drop in numbers of Māori speaking Māori. In 2015’s Māori language week, Auckland University of Technology Associate Professor Sharon Harvey takes on popular misconceptions, explains how a national languages policy would increase our awareness of languages overall, and tells us … Read More