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  1. Video for Turi-Deaf Māori reclaiming their reo birthright
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    Turi-Deaf Māori reclaiming their reo birthright

    Although te reo Māori has been an official language in Aotearoa for 32 years, an estimated 3,000 Turi-Deaf Māori continue to fight for their Māori language rights.

  2. Video for What to expect for Wiki o Te Reo Māori
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    What to expect for Wiki o Te Reo Māori

    Māori Language Week is now a major event on the Aotearoa calendar developing from protest action in the 1970s to a national celebration involving thousands of schools, workplaces, community groups and individuals.  

  3. Video for Te Māngai Pāho, NZ on Air join forces for te reo
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    Te Māngai Pāho, NZ on Air join forces for te reo

    NZ on Air and Te Māngai Pāho will be joining forces to invest $4mil in te reo Māori content. The co-fund is designed to promote high-quality prime-time Māori language content that will appeal to a broader audience.

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    1mil tweets in te reo

    To celebrate the start of Mahuru Māori, Te Māngai Pāho has laid down a challenge to all New Zealanders: to promote te reo Māori through the use of social media platforms. They are aiming for one million tweets (tīhau) in te Reo Māori through tracking the hast tags #MahuruMāori #1MirionaTīhau #1MillionTweets.  

  5. Video for How accurate is te reo Māori on Google Translate?
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    How accurate is te reo Māori on Google Translate?

    The common greeting ‘kia ora’ translates into English as ‘to live’ and not ‘hello’ on Google Translate.  The shortcomings of the translation service have provoked a range of online discussion since Te Ao aired a story on the issue on Sunday.

  6. Video for Are we listening to the voice of our children and young people?
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    Are we listening to the voice of our children and young people?

    Māori students from the Wellington area have participated in the first of a seven-part series of wānanga to give feedback to the Māori Language Commission on how to advance te reo among youth, providing an insight into the opinions of our future leaders.   

  7. Video for Reserve Bank further embraces Māori language and culture
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    Reserve Bank further embraces Māori language and culture

    A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Reserve Bank and the Māori Language Commission to further their embrace of te ao Māori and ensure te reo is used appropriately at the institution.  The new relationship is symbolised by the release of a new commemorative 20 cent coin featuring Ngāti Whakaue ancestor, Pūkaki.

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    100 sleeps until Māori Language Week

    Workplaces, organisations, schools and community groups are being reminded to start planning their activities to celebrate Te Wiki o Te reo Māori.

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    Maihi Karauna strategy may boost speech competitions

    The Māori language sections of the Wellington regional Ngā Manu Kōrero speech competition got underway today.  The competition coincides with the launch of a new $300,000 suite of Māori language initiatives targeted at rangatahi.

  10. Video for The first 'te reo Māori' capital city in the world
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    The first 'te reo Māori' capital city in the world

    Could Wellington be the first 'te reo Māori' capital city in the world? The Māori Language Commission and Wellington City Council hope so.  

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