Story: Urban Māori

Opening of Māori language immersion school

Opening of Māori language immersion school

Te Kura o Hoani Waititi marae, a Māori language immersion primary school at the Hoani Waititi marae in Auckland, was opened in 1985. Dignitaries in the back row, from left to right, are educationalist John Bennett, Prime Minister David Lange, marae founder Dr Pita Sharples, Lady Reeves and Sir Paul Reeves, who was then governor-general.

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Paul Meredith, 'Urban Māori - Urban marae', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/3588/opening-of-maori-language-immersion-school (accessed 12 November 2019)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 17 Feb 2015