July 21, 2008

Mâori Language Week - Te Wiki o te Reo Mâori

This amazing exhibit, Raranga Atu Whakakitenga/Weave On Exhibition marks NZ Reo NZ Pride Maori Language Week and is now on at the Hastings Central Library until the 11th of August. This is a must see!! Absolutely fantastic work by all weavers involved. Such beautiful Taonga.

My homework vocabulary:


Iwi: Ngati Kahungunu
Ngati Pahauwera

Mâori Language Week - Te Wiki o te Reo Mâori
21-27 July 2008

Want to know the history of Mâori Language Week? Find out at www.nzhistory.net.nz/culture/maori-language-week

The future of the Mâori language was the subject of a claim before the Waitangi Tribunal in 1985. Find out how the resulting decision helped the resurgence of te reo Mâori from late last century: www.nzhistory.net.nz/node/2281

Now over 130,000 people of Mâori ethnicity speak and understand te reo Mâori. Read about the language’s decline and revival: www.nzhistory.net.nz/node/968

Learn 100 Mâori words every New Zealander should know, from greetings to place names. Read the word and its translation and hear to how it should be pronounced: www.nzhistory.net.nz/node/966

Once you've read all this, you'll be ready for the Mâori Language Week quiz!:

Hei konâ râ !
NZHistory.net.nz team

These updates are useful. I am archiving this here for myself and others who might be interested in these resources/taonga. Ka pai!

A te wa, Helena



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