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Good for te reo, good for business!

New research has shown the benefits enterprises see in taking part in the revitalisation of te reo Māori. The government strategy for te reo Māori aims at...

Only 90 sleeps until Māori Language Week 2019

There are just 90 days to go until Māori Language Week 2019, 9-15 September. The week celebrates the Māori language and its revitalisation. Māori Language Commission Chief Executive...

A strategic revitalisation budget for te reo Māori

The Māori Language Commission has welcomed budget moves to provide on-going support for language planning and to increase the number of certified translators and interpreters. Budget 2019...

100 sleeps until Māori Language Week 2019

There are just 100 days to go until Māori Language Week 2019, 9-15 September. The week celebrates the Māori language and its revitalisation. Māori Language Commission Chief...

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...

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