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Visit to a kōhanga reo


Waitangi Tribunal members Chief Judge Edward Durie (left) and Paul Temm QC visit a kōhanga reo at Waiwhetū, Lower Hutt, in 1985. Kōhanga reo or language 'nurseries' immersed young children in a Māori language environment; the first of these opened in 1982.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: EP/1985/2942/15-F
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