30 years ago, on the 1st August 1987, the New Zealand Government passed the Māori Language Act 1987 making Te Reo Māori an official language of New Zealand. While this should be celebrated, it is worth noting that it took 127 years for the indigenous language of this Country to be formally recognised by the […]Read More from 30 years on, how far has the revitalisation of te Reo Māori come?
Kua ara ake ahau i te papa o te whenua Kua kite ahau i ngā whetū e tūtaki tahi ana Ko Matariki te kairūri Ko Atutahi kei te taumata o te mangōroa The scope of our imagination is from the earth to the stars Professor Te Wharehuia Milroy, Kura Reo ki Te Waipounamu 2014 Matariki 2017 […]Read More from Te Iwa o Matariki – The Nine Stars of Matariki
Living by the Moon - Te Maramataka o Te Whānau-a-Apanui In 2014 this amazing little book was released. Beginning it's life as a MA thesis at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi. Sadly Pāpā Wiremu passed away before the book was published however with the kind permission of the Tāwhai whānau it was published by Huia publishers. It […]Read More from Living by the moon: Wiremu Tāwhai’s legacy