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Why Poi E's opening night made me mad
Why Poi E's opening night made me mad

Megan Nichol Reed was enthralled by a special performance at the opening night of Poi E, but she was reminded of disappointing…

Poi E's troubled road to the big screen

Tonight's opening movie of the New Zealand International Film Festival captures a magical moment in our pop culture.

Te Atarangi Whiu: The tide is turning for Te Reo Maori

COMMENT: As the campaign for Maori Language Week 2016 concludes, it's a phrase that resonates with the changing societal…

A creation in light

City buildings are the canvas for Maori myth of creation told in dance, light and music.

Yvonne Tahana

Mahuika was a rock for his people Mahuika was a rock for his people

There's a famous Ngati Porou saying that the tribe's…

Hawaii: Hollywood's darling Hawaii: Hollywood's darling

Kualoa's mountain ranges are a scene-stealer, writes…

More Yvonne Tahana
Maori song beats Timberlake in charts
Maori song beats Timberlake in charts

Maimoatia went straight to number one, bumping Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop the Feeling".

Te Reo added to Westpac money machines
Te Reo added to Westpac money machines

Westpac Bank's Whanganui customers may have noticed something different about the bank's ATMs this week. Users now have…

Te reo slam poetry takes over at Te Papa
Te reo slam poetry takes over at Te Papa

Get down with some sweet music in the chiefly language and some wicked slam poetry to close down your Maori Language Week…

Drinnan: 'Maori' will remain in the name Maori TV
Drinnan: 'Maori' will remain in the name Maori TV

Paora Maxwell said it was never the intention to remove the word Maori from its brand.

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Te reo rapidly changing over the years
Te reo rapidly changing over the years

Auckland local board election candidate Tiaria Fletcher says the Māori language has changed so…

Maori myths and legends to live by

Learn about some of the most famous Māori pūrākau or legends during Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, or Māori…

Editorial: We all benefit in nurturing te reo Maori

The tone of this Maori Language Week seems more relaxed and positive, less earnest and educative.

Family taking culture to the world

Mōhio tonu atu tētahi whānau o Rotorua he pai kē tana mahi i te rongonui toro rere o tā rātou…

Behind Maori TV's edgy new drama
Behind Maori TV's edgy new drama

The young star of a new bilingual television series talks about art imitating life.

Te reo students learn through doing

A new computer-based Māori-language learning program is achieving extraordinary results by giving students practical…

Te reo calls to give an edge in Rio

When the women's Black Sticks take to the hockey turf in Rio next month, they will have a special advantage.

Poi E: Story behind the NZ hit

Tearepa Kahi's documentary Poi E: The Story of Our Song debuts at the NZ International Film Festival this month in time…

FB actively promoting Maori Language Week

Facebook has confirmed that it is working with the Māori Language Commission on "the appropriate use of Māori…

Children source of hope for te reo
Children source of hope for te reo

A musician who now leads the Maori Language Commission wants to make Maori language compulsory in primary…

New Facebook tool to translate te reo

Facebook is on the verge of signing a deal with the Maori Language Commission to develop a tool which will translate posts…

Performance: Purapurawhetu, Te Pou Theatre

Rawiri Paratene reckons he could be the most well-travelled New Zealander in the world - and even if he's not, his travels…

Kerre McIvor: A convert to te reo Maori

COMMENT: There I was, dry-mouthed, hands trembling, clutching my cue cards in sweaty hands. It was my final assessment for…

Te Ururoa Flavell: New law will help us save te reo

COMMENT: Te Ururoa Flavell explains the bill on encouraging a wider use of Maori language, which has it's final reading…

Punched in the head for speaking Te Reo
Punched in the head for speaking Te Reo

"I just burst into tears when I saw in the mirror that I had no teeth."

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