Post by Kiwi Frontline on Sept 16, 2017 17:22:02 GMT 12
FROM BANNED IN SCHOOLS TO CELEBRATED IN THE STREETS; PORIRUA KIDS DESIGN CITY'S FIRST BILINGUAL TE REO MĀORI ROAD SIGNS
Once banned from schools, te reo Māori has now been used by Porirua kids to make the city's first bilingual road signs.
Students from Te Puna Mātauranga, an iwi-based learning support and education centre, in Takapūwāhia have one message for motorists: āta haere - slow down.
Their message adorns new traffic signs that have gone up on the streets around Takapūwāhia Marae, and are the first bilingual road signs in Porirua with more to come as old signs need replacing or new ones introduced around the city.....