Story: Niueans

Niuean language nest, Māngere (1st of 3)

Niuean language nest, Māngere

Three- and four-year-olds listen to their teacher Farwin Nemaia as she passes on the tongue of their island homeland. While it is likely that children will live out their lives in New Zealand, some may return to see the land of their parents, even if it is just for a visit.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 19 December 1990, Section 2, p. 3
Photograph by Nicola Topping

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Carl Walrond, 'Niueans - Community and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/3763/niuean-language-nest-mangere (accessed 18 January 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015