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  • Jul 18, 2011
  • 01:36 PM

Dame Katerina Mataira, kaitiaki of te reo Maori passes Maori News & Views
Tributes from around the world have begun to flow as word spreads of the passing of Dame Katerina Mataira, a wahine toa and rangatira of the highest order. Dame Kataira was acknowledged for helping to pull “te reo Maori from the brink of extinction” and became a Dame only a few weeks ago, for her services to Maori language.

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