9 Jul 2017

Language, music and battling the pain: Whai Te Wiata

From Sunday Morning, 11:05 am on 9 July 2017
Whai Te Wiata

Whai Te Wiata Photo: RNZ

Whai Te Wiata recently graduated at Auckland University with a BA majoring in linguistics and Maori studies. He chose linguistics believing if he could work out how languages are constructed he could help preserve Maori.

The 33-year-old haemophiliac faces plenty of challenges - but at the end of the day, there's always music.