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Title Threads in the New Zealand tapestry of language / edited by Janet Holmes and Ray Harlow.

Published Auckland [N.Z.] : Linguistic Society of New Zealand, 1991.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.440890993 THRE    AVAILABLE
Physical description iii, 121 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Notes "Results of research on the languages used by three different Wellington communities: the Cantonese Chinese community, the Greek community and the Tongan community"--P. 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-121).
Contents Threads in the tapestry of languages : introduction /Janet Holmes -- The Tongan language in Wellington /Janet Holmes and ̕Anahina ̕Aipolo -- The New Zealand-born Chinese community of Wellington / Mary Roberts --Greek language maintenance and shift in the Greek community of Wellington / Maria Verivaki.
Other author Holmes, Janet, 1947-
Harlow, Ray.
Linguistic Society of New Zealand.
Subject Cantonese dialects -- Social aspects -- New Zealand -- Wellington.
Greek language -- Social aspects -- New Zealand -- Wellington.
Tongan language -- Social aspects -- New Zealand -- Wellington.
Multilingualism -- New Zealand -- Wellington.
Native language -- Social aspects -- New Zealand -- Wellington.
Linguistic minorities -- New Zealand -- Wellington.
ISBN 0908928017 (paperback)