Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Wednesday Lockdown 4 Facts: Sir Apirana Ngata

 Response to Text

  1. Who was the article about? (Full name, and title)

Sir Apirana Ngata

  1. When and where was he born?

Te Araroa

  1. Which Iwi was Apirana Ngata most connected to?

Ngati Porou

  1. What was he the first Maori person to do?


  1. Finish these sentences from the text:

    1. “Apirana dedicated himself to the improvement of… Maori”

  1. “Apirana was a proud Maori, and fought to… set up businesses and schools for Māori throughout New Zealand”

  1. “...he used these connections to educate himself in… the ways of European politics and law”

  1. Why do you think it was important for Apirana to educate himself like a European? To learn

  1. What do you think motivated him to fight so hard to keep Maori Culture alive? To make the culture proud.

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