Is New Zealand’s indigenous language seeing renaissance?

A decade ago there were fears that Maori may die off. with only three percent of New Zealanders able to speak it, but now it is enjoying a surge in popularity,

    The language of New Zealand's indigenous population, Maori, is experiencing a renaissance. A decade ago, there were fears it may die off, with only three percent of New Zealanders able to speak it.

    But now it is enjoying a surge in popularity,

    Al Jazeera’s Charlotte Bellis reports.


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