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Kiwi student’s powerful speech on pronouncing Māori

A 15-year-old’s speech encouraging people to pronounce Maori words correctly is going viral on social media.

A 15-year-old’s speech encouraging people to pronounce Māori words correctly is going viral on social media. Kapiti College student Finnian Galbraith wrote the speech on Te Reo for a competition last year. On the eve of Māori Language Week, one of the year 11 student’s teachers suggested he post it online, to share the message with a wider audience.
Watch part of Finnian Galbraith’s inspiring speech here: