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News - September 2019

Māori Language Week

 
The Māori word for steam engine or train is atau whiowhio.

The Māori word for steam engine or train is atau whiowhio.

CRL celebrated all things te reo this Māori Language Week, beginning on Monday 9th of September. It featured transport-themed word-of-the-day posts, internal competitions and even an article published by CRL’s Chief Executive Sean Sweeney.

Words of the day: 

  • Monday - Atua whiowhio, railway train, steam engine, locomotive, train

  • Tuesday - Rerewē Rarowhenua, underground railway, subway

  • Wednesday - Pahi, bus

  • Thursday - Teihana rerewē, railway station

  • Friday - Arapoka, tunnel

You can read Sean’s LinkedIn piece here.

 
Nigel Horrocks