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Monday 2 August 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Opinion

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Culture without language – a  seed planted in shallow earth
My last trip to Rakahanga in the Northern Cook Islands in 2018. Photo: Supplied/21080127

New Zealand-born Cook Islander Brandon Mataio Jammae Ulfsby shares his journey of relearning o te reo Māori Kūki ‘Āirani as the annual ‘Epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki 'Āirani: Cook Islands Language Week started yesterday in NZ.

New Zealand-born Cook Islander Brandon Mataio Jammae Ulfsby shares his journey of relearning o te reo Māori Kūki ‘Āirani as the annual ‘Epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki 'Āirani: Cook Islands Language Week started yesterday in NZ.


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