Kōrero: Ngā Reo Irirangi

Ko Leo Fowler

Ko Leo Fowler

I whānau mai a Leo Fowler ki Ingarangi, engari he mea whakapakeke mai ki Aotearoa. He Māori ōna kiritata i tōna tupunga ake. I a ia e whakahaere ana i te reo irirangi i Tūranga ka ngana ia kia areare mai te 50 ōrau o te taupori, arā, te iwi Māori, ki ngā pāhotanga. Nāwai ka hangā e ia he wāhanga hōtaka Māori o te Kaporeihana Pāho o Aotearoa. I te tau 1959 ka tuhi ia i tēnei pakimaero hītori,  Brown conflict.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Piripi Walker, 'Ngā Reo Irirangi - Te rima tekau tau tuatahi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/42956/ko-leo-fowler (accessed 22 August 2019)

Story by Piripi Walker, published 22 Oct 2014