Chinese officials sign landmark accord with Ngāi Tahu, Maori, Hainanese communities

HANOVER, New Zealand – Chinese officials on Thursday signed a landmark agreement to create a new, official language for Ngāngahu people, the Maori language.Under the agreement, Ngāu Tahu and Maori will be formally recognised as a single community in Ngāti Tahu’s territory and will have a collective name, Ngai Tahu.Ngā Ngai Tuahua, Ngaitūtō and Ngai […]

When you hear a dog, what do you think?

The dogs of Australia speak an extraordinary language.The language of Australian Aboriginal dogs has been spoken for thousands of years.In recent decades, a new breed of dog, called Pashto, has emerged to fill this void.A group of researchers from the University of Queensland are trying to understand the Pashtos voice.Dr Sarah Pritchard and Dr Paul […]