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Moriori is an Eastern Malayo-Polynesian member of the Austronesian language family. Until the last century it was spoken by the Moriori people of the Chathams Islands 400 kilometers off the coast of New Zealand. It is now believed to be extinct. The links contained here will provide you with information about the language and pointers to Moriori materials for those studying the language.
Last update:January 2, 2007 at 17:56:28 UTC