Definition of kohanga reo in English:
noun (plural kohanga reos)NZ
A kindergarten where lessons are conducted in Maori.
- There are kindergartens, kohanga reo, playcentres, private centres, and community-owned centres.
- I am proud of our health workers, just as I am proud of all those people in pre-schools, primary schools, kohanga reo, kura, and universities who are providing those basic services that all New Zealanders need.
- I ask our Maori members why we do not leave it to the kohanga reo, to the kura kaupapa, and to all the programmes the polytechs currently run.
Maori, literally 'language nest'.
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