This year's theme will be 'Kia Kaha te Reo Māori’.
‘Kia Kaha’ is well known in New Zealand English with its correct Māori meaning of ‘be strong’.
We often talk about languages as if they are people – talking about our wellbeing, strength and revitalisation.
‘Kia Kaha te Reo Māori’
‘Let’s make the Māori language strong'