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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2018: Mīharo kē!

He Kōrero mai i Ngahiwi Apanui, Tumuaki, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori
Statement from Ngahiwi Apanui, Chief Executive, Māori Language Commission

New Māori language comedy ad

A new comedy video ad addresses worries that people face when trying to use te reo Māori. More than half a million people have already seen the...

Māori Language Week Ambassadors

Three te reo Māori ambassadors lead promotion of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Look out for cultural leader Professor Derek Lardelli, broadcaster Kanoa Lloyd and actor...

Māori Language Week 2018

With only one month to go until Māori Language Week 2018 the Commission has released a series of posters featuring this year’s theme ‘Kia Kaha te Reo Māori

Hon Koro Wētere

Former Māori Affairs Minister Koro Wētere who died this week will always be remembered for ushering in watershed initiatives for Māori language revitalisation. Hon Koro Wētere is...

New Chair for Māori Language Commission

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori welcomes Professor Rawinia Higgins as the new chair of its Board of Commissioners. Chief Executive Ngahiwi Apanui says: “Professor Higgins...

He Pātaka Kupu

*24,000 Māori words defined in te reo Māori: there’s an app for that* The Māori language dictionary He Pātaka Kupu  is now available as an app for...

Choose te reo Māori this year

Start now – or keep at it! That’s the message from the Māori Language Commission to young people and parents making education choices at the start of a school y

Te reo Māori revitalisation celebrated

Corporate and business supporters of the revitalisation of te reo Māori have dominated the 14th Māori Language awards attended by more than 400 people at Te...

New stamps, new Māori words

The Māori Language Commission has welcomed a new postage stamp issue featuring modern Māori words. The stamps are on sale from today at PostShops everywhere and online. They...

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