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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...

Māori Language Parade

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori – the Māori Language Commission is organising an exciting event on Monday 11 September in Wellington City

30 Year Anniversary Celebration

It will have been 30 years on August 1 since the Māori Language Commission was created as a result of the Māori Language Act 1987.

Te Ahu o te Reo

New research provides a detailed insight into the revitalisation of te reo Māori in several communities.

Kia ora te reo

Next year’s Māori Language Week will have the theme of ‘Kia ora te reo’.

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