Fiona shared a moment

Fiona Rogers | May 2021

Photo of Fiona | Paraparaumu
I'm a classic example of a middle aged wahine who has Māori lineage but was brought up in a Pakeha environment and wishes Te Reo was as accessible then as it is now.
I'm a classic example of a middle aged wahine who has Māori lineage but was brought up in a Pakeha environment and wishes Te Reo was as accessible then as it is now. If others are like me, it is not until we are older that we wanting to discover our whakapapa. My moko is in an Māori-English unit at Kura and a lot of the parents, as well as the Kaiako obviously, are fluent speakers so it would be nice to be able to understand what is being said, and converse on at least a basic level.