I te tau 1943 ka whakatūria ko Wiremu Pāka (Ngāti Porou) hei kaiwhakataki Māori tuatahi kia pānui i ngā rongo kōrero o te wā, i te irirangi. I roto i tēnei ororongo ka matapaki ia i te hokinga mai o Te Ope Rua Tekau Mā Waru ki Te Whanganui-a-Tara. He korokoro tuī ia i roto i te reo Māori me te reo Pākehā. Tae noa ki tōna matenga i te tau 1986, i whakapau kaha ia ki ngā pāhotanga Māori. He pouako kura wānanga, he kaiako tamariki, he kaiwhakamāori anō a ia.
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Reference: Patrick Day, The radio years. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 1994, p.317
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