Te Kohanga Reo – A salvage programme for the Maori language



This paper explores the philosophical imperatives behind the establishment of Kohanga Reo and the difficulties encountered in the first two years of the Kohanga programme.

Table of contents

Language Policy, Who Speaks Maori in New Zealand, Community Resources for Maori Language Learning, Maintaining Maori Social Cohesion, Language as a Political Objective, Implementing the Programme, Problems Encountered, Sociological Problems,Philosophical Problems, Solutions, References.



Primary author: Douglas, Edward

Secondary author: Barrett Douglas, Rahera

Tertiary author: None

Primary source author/editor: Programme On Racism

Secondary source author/editor: University of Auckland Centre for Continuing Education

Author biography: Māori

Publisher: NCC – Programme On Racism

Publication format: Book/report, Education hand-out, Essay

Publication date: 1984

Publication place: Auckland

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: AMNC-4 (Programme on Racism) and 323.11 UNI – Filing Cabinet

Content type: Models, Treaty generally

Collection: Mitzi Nairn

Tikanga Māori: Te reo Māori

Sector: Education – early childhood

General related topics: How to teach

Historical period: 20th