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Merimeri Penfold

New Zealand Māori educator

Merimeri Penfold (née Roberts, 26 May 1920 – 1 April 2014) was a New Zealand Māori educator. She is thought to have been the first Māori woman to teach Māori language at a New Zealand university.[1]

Dr

Merimeri Penfold
Born(1920-05-26)26 May 1920
Died1 April 2014(2014-04-01) (aged 93)
Kaitaia, New Zealand
Cause of deathCancer

ReferencesEdit

  1. Brown, Harata (2 April 2014). "Te Ao Māori mourns the loss of a great leader". Māori Television news. Retrieved 2 April 2014.