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    Default Re: I don't beleive this: Shakespeare in Maori

    Quote Originally Posted by B.M. View Post
    Well given the difficulties Maori have translating between Iwi, I would have thought them trying to translate Shakespeare was an exercise in total futility.

    At our cost no doubt.
    Talking to an expert on Papanui, a suburb in Ch Ch, he tells me they can't decide on the meaning of Papanui, about 5 versions.
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    Default Re: I don't beleive this: Shakespeare in Maori

    Pretentious crap from The Guardian. Their critic has probably paraphrased the press release and the programme.
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    Default Re: I don't beleive this: Shakespeare in Maori

    They (Guardian) seem to consider the original a bit of a sick puppy, and this performance has boosted it.
    Maybe upgraded to a dog?
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    Default Re: I don't beleive this: Shakespeare in Maori

    I recall the script from Star Trek VI where Chancellor Gorkon states over dinner to Captain Kirk, "You haven't heard Shakespeare until you've heard it in the original Klingon."

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