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Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

The theme for Māori Language Week this year is whāngaihia ngā mātua - helping parents to pass te reo on to their tamariki.

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Tī Kōuka Whenua

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Te Whata Raki

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Te Kupu o te Wiki

Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).

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Toku ara o te reo Māori - te reo journey

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