New Zealand English

  title={New Zealand English},
  author={Laurie Bauer and Paul Warren and Dianne Bardsley and Marianna Kennedy and George Major},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  pages={97 - 102}
In this illustration, we present a transcription and discussion of the variety of English spoken by people of European descent in New Zealand. Locally, such people are referred to as being Pākehā, using the Māori word. Pākehā speech is illustrated here in the speech of three educated women. Thus some of the features which might be expected from New Zealanders do not occur in these recordings, although the speakers are all clearly New Zealanders. 
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