The dates of 10-16 September 2018 for the next Māori Language Week were announced at the Māori Language Awards 2017. September 14 is Māori Language Day commemorating the presentation of the 1972 petition on the Māori Language to parliament. Hundreds of people now celebrate September as Mahuru Māori, in which they dedicate themselves to speaking only Māori for the entire month. read more

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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 Read more