Re: CHAT: Secret questions - need to went some anger ...
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Monday, June 17, 2002, 10:06|
> My own opinion is that until there is an official
> name change Aotearoa is not New Zealand, it would like calling Britain
> Albion (cf That Hideous Strength by CS Lewis).
Is not Aotearoa the normal word for the country when speaking Maori?
That is what I had understood (similar to the use of "Eire" when speaking
Irish vs. "Ireland" when speaking English, which *is* official).
John Cowan <jcowan@...> http://www.reutershealth.com
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han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith. --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_