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English: Useful to us, or a threat?

Monday 4 September 2017 | Written by Chris Taylor | Published in Local

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English: Useful to us, or a threat?
Carolin Biewer gives a copy of her book South Pacifi c Englishes to the Offi ce of the Prime Ministers media advisor, Thomas Wynne. The book will be presented to prime minister Henry Puna. 17090311

Is English a useful addition to the community or a threat to Cook Islands Maori? And, can a local form of English become part of the cultural heritage?

Is English a useful addition to the community or a threat to Cook Islands Maori? And, can a local form of English become part of the cultural heritage?


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