Bruce shared a moment

Bruce Wilson | September 2021

I am an 80-year -old pakeha with Maori grandchildren (hurrah) and although I have been singing waiata and te reo national anthem for 20 years I have not managed to join a te reo class (too busy with other things, mostly).

I am an 80-year -old pakeha with Maori grandchildren (hurrah) and although I have been singing waiata and te reo national anthem for 20 years I have not managed to join a te reo class (too busy with other things, mostly). But I regret that today's opportunities for real bi-lingualism that are developing now did not seem to exist 40 years ago.