The essential guide for Māori language policy work is:

  • what do we need to know?
  • what do we need to do?
  • what can we do?
  • how can we support?

the Māori language sector to achieve the vision that:

Kia haruru a Aotearoa whānui i tō tātou reo taketake.
The landscape of Aotearoa will resonate with our indigenous language.

The key focus areas for Māori language policy are:

  • providing analysis of the available information and current research on the Māori language
  • supporting policy decisions that are based on robust evidence
  • implementing Government’s Māori Language Strategy 2014
  • working with other Government agencies to achieve positive results for the Māori-language sector
  • supporting whānau, hapū and iwi to reach their goals for the Māori language
  • keeping up to date with national and international language revitalisation developments.

 Matrix of Language Vitality Indicators

Evaluation Framework 

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