COMMENT:

When I was teaching, one of the coolest things was pronouncing a student's name correctly and seeing their eyes light up because they expected you not to.

I think it's exciting that there is going to be a new generation of children who will have perfect - or at least close to it - pronunciation of Māori language.

Te reo should be compulsory for all primary age children.

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Many schools already have te reo as part of their teaching but there are many, I'm sure, that don't.

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