Kia ora te reo Māori i Te Matatini 2017

Te Matatini is undoubtedly the most significant event on the Māori language biannual calendar. This year’s theme has been set by te\he host iwi, Ngāti Kahungunu, ‘Te Kahu o Te Amorangi’ or the heavenly cloak.

If you are fortunate enough to be at Te Matatini come and find us in our tent in the corporate stalls area and find out about; our new cloak, the new Māori Language Act 2016; when our next translators and interpreters training and examinations or talk to us about Māori Language Week 11-17 September.

Kia ora te reo Māori!


Kia ora te reo

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