Ngā Tohu Reo Māori 2019 - Finalists announced

By Te Ao - Māori News

Finalists in the Māori Language Commission’s 16th Ngā Tohu Reo Māori, the National Māori Language Awards, have been announced. Over 150 nominations were received and from this, 40 finalists were selected. The Commission will host this years awards and will be held at Cordis Auckland on 6 December. Despite Te Panekiretanga ending, the awards show that te reo is in a good place.

Iwi | Tribe

Te Rūnanga o Rangitāne o Wairau
Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated
Radio Ngāti Porou

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Whānau | Family

Te Tūāpapa o Te Reo | Moerewa - Smith Whānau
Te Whakawhitinga | Te Whānau Aranui
Hone Erihe | Hone Erihe
You Ripped Out My Mother Tongue | Tessa Williams

Kaitautoko | Sponsor Te Mātāwai

Hāpori – Māori community revitalisation initiatives

Te Reo ki Tua - Māori Language Revitalisation Symposium | Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated
Te Reo Wainene o Tua | Te Reo Wainene o Tua
Kai Kōrero | Kai Kōrero

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Aotearoatanga | New Zealand Community

Mahuru Māori | Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
Waiata Anthems | Hinewehi Mohi
Kai Kōrero | Kai Kōrero

Kaitautoko | Sponsor Te Manatū Taonga | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Rangatahi – revitalisation targeting or led by rangatahi
Ngā Motu - Mahimaina | Piki Studios
Maimoa Music | Maimoa Music

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Mātauranga – Kaupapa Māori | Education – Māori Medium

HīAko | CORE Education
Te Panekiretanga o te Reo | Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
Te Whai Hua, Kia Ora | Commission of Financial Capability and Core Education

Kaitautoko | Sponsor Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education

Mātauranga – Whānui | Education – Open

Ngā Motu - Mahimaina | Piki Studios
Te Wā Kia PuTa | Mihinoa Naden
Coding in te Reo Māori | Pam Fergusson Trust (OMGTech!)

Kaitautoko | Sponsor Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education

Our correspondent Kereama Wright reported earlier this year on the closing of Te Panekiretanga o te Reo Academy.

Kāwanatanga | Government

Moving Towards a Bilingual Future | NZQA
Erima Henare Reo Development Award | Oranga Tamariki and Ministry of Social Development
Te Papa | Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Kaitautoko | Sponsor te Puni Kōkiri

Pakihi | Business
ASB Kete Aronui App | ASB Bank Limited (Māori Financial Solutions)
Pipi Mā | Pipi Mā
Fush | Fush

Kaitautoko | Sponsor Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori

Te Mahi Toi, Te Mahi Whakangahau | Arts and Entertainment
Ngā Motu - Mahimaina | Piki Studios
Ngā Tohu Puoro o Aotearoa | Recorded Music New Zealand
Waiata Anthems | Hinewehi Mohi

Kaitautoko | Sponsor Te Matatini

Hākinakina | Sports

Te Reo Yoga | Te Reo Yoga
Te Wānanga o Raukawa Central Pulse and Netball Central Zone | Te Wānanga o Raukawa Central Pulse and Netball Central Zone
Waka Reo | Ōtaki Waka Hoe Charitable Trust

Kaitautoko | Sponsor Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori

Ngā Mahi Pāpāho | Broadcasting and Media
Living By The Stars - Matariki | Punarau Media Limited
Mahuru Māori | Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
Reo Time | WarnerMedia Entertainment Network

Kaitautoko | Sponsor Te Māngai Poho

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori | Māori Language Week
Mahuru Māori | Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga
Te Ara Nui | Air New Zealand

Kaitautoko | Sponsor Māori Television

Te Tohu Kōrurenga Hau - Culture Change
Fush | Fush
Moe Milne | Moe Milne
Scotty Morrison | Scotty Morrison

Kaitautoko | Sponsor Toi Aotearoa | Creative New Zealand

I tua atu, ka tukua ngā tohu mō | In addition, awards will be given for:

Te Tohu Huia i te Reo – Supreme

Kaitautoko | Sponsor Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Kia Kaha te Reo Māori - Te Tohu Mana Hautūtanga | Transformative Leadership Awards

Kaitautoko | Sponsor Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori

Te Tohu Oranga Angitu – Lifetime Achievement

Kaitautoko | Sponsor Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori and Te Mātāwai

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