Publishing and Media

Philip McKibbin writes about the importance of teaching an indigenous language in schools

Philip McKibbin, author of Love Notes: for a Politics of Love has published this article called “Universal reo Māori in schools: Its time has come” in Stuff.

In the article he argues that te reo Māori, the indigenous language of Aotearoa New Zealand, should be taught in schools. In his book, Love Notes, Philip writes that teaching indigenous languages in schools will promote loving values, such as listening, respect, and understanding, thereby nurturing togetherness. You can read the article here.