16 Oct 2020

Election 2020: polling staff need help with te reo

From Morning Report, 6:49 am on 16 October 2020

A bilingual voting booth manager wants all staff working at polling stations to be trained in how to pronounce Maori names correctly. Chief executive of Kahungunu Whanau Services Ali Hamlin-Paenga is running a marae-style booth in central Wellington with bilingual staff, kai and waiata. She told RNZ's Meriana Johnsen how popular it is