Posts Tagged ‘Paipera’

New translation of Te Paipera Tapu in the pipeline

Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Te Paipera Tapu

The first edition of Te Paipera Tapu, published in 1868, has just been digitised. This digitised version will be one of the many tools used to help produce a brand new translation, in more contemporary language for today’s Te Reo Māori speakers. “Translation of any significance takes time, and anecdotal evidence suggests that contemporary Māori usage Read more

New translation of Te Paipera Tapu more accessible

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Two years ago the Bible Society began a new translation of the Te Paipera Tapu It is hoped the new translation will serve the next generation and be more accessible to young Māori second language speakers. To date, the Gospel of Luke, two Epistles, Jonah, Genesis and Ruth have been completed in modern Te Reo Read more