15 Sep 2021

Young people losing te reo Māori fluency after moving schools

From Morning Report, 8:39 am on 15 September 2021

Young people are losing their fluency in te reo Māori after moving from kōhanga reo or kura kaupapa to mainstream schools.

The Secondary Principals' Association says a chronic shortage of Māori language teachers is the main problem.

Te Aniwa Hurihanganui reports.