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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."

Giving Te Reo a social media kick

Maori youth are not speaking in Te Reo Maori because it lacks the "cool" factor and expressions for social media, a Massey…

Job losses over language requirement

Two Maori Television receptionists will have to prove they are fluent in Te Reo Maori to keep their jobs.

Children lead the way as cultures combine

To peek into a classroom in certain parts of Auckland is to understand what our country's ethnic make-up will be in a quarter…

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
Waitangi listed as first wahi tupuna
Waitangi listed as first wahi tupuna

Kaihatu Te Kenehi Teira, of Heritage New Zealand, said a wahi tupuna is a place important to Maori for ancestral significance…

Toby Curtis: Charter schools the key for Maori
Toby Curtis: Charter schools the key for Maori

Kura hourua is just one of a number of initiatives aimed at lifting Maori educational achievement but compared with other…

Marae visit reconnects ABs with haka
Marae visit reconnects ABs with haka

The All Blacks will travel to the Rugby World Cup with a fresh understanding of the haka and what it means to be a New Zealander…

Students make it cool to korero
Students make it cool to korero

St Peter's College are making it "cool" to korero with boys learning some of today's most common teenage expressions in…

Te Reo Maori

Māori words of the day: Sports (Hākinakina)
Māori words of the day: Sports (Hākinakina)

The New Zealand Herald, with Māori Television, is marking New Zealand's 40th Māori Language…

Iwi balance becoming more female

Women outnumber men in every Māori tribe and the imbalance is growing, new research shows.

Te reo in a league of its own for young star

Playing for New Zealand by the time she's 17 is the goal ... and Tiana's well on the way.

Māori words and phrases of the day: School (Kura)

The NZ Herald, with Māori Television, is marking New Zealand's 40th Māori Language Week with Māori words…

School opens door to te reo early
School opens door to te reo early

Year 2 students at Glenfield's Mānuka Primary School are still learning to read and write in English…

Tuehu Harris: Historic image helps sustain the Māori language journey

Forty years ago, in April 1975, a high profile protest march from the Far North to Wellington was being planned to co-ordinate…

Paora Maxwell: Protect precious taonga by giving te reo a go

Everyday use of Maori language in Aotearoa is accepted in many areas of society but we still have a way to go before its…

Paul Moon: Te reo Maori should learn from English

The last century has seen more of the world's languages perish than at any previous time in human history, and if anything…

Dean Mahuta: Take te reo Maori into digital media

Our parents and grandparents' generation grew up in strong Maori communities that were predominately centred on marae, around…

Wiki o te reo Māori taken to heart
Wiki o te reo Māori taken to heart

Rnui kaumtua Hori (George) Winikerei Taua never thought he would see the day when Maori and English…

Māori words and phrases of the day: Travel

The NZ Herald is marking New Zealand's 40th Maori Language Week with Māori words and phrases for a different theme…

Pupils are the stars in new digital book

Children from a Māori immersion class in Pukekohe are the stars of a new digital book released by Auckland Transport…

Youngest Kiwis learning te reo

Māori Language Week kicks off today with heartening findings about the state of te reo among young New Zealanders.

Māori words, phrases of the day: Home

We are marking New Zealand's 40th Māori Language Week with Māori words and phrases for a different theme each day…

Te reo strengthens young families' ties
Te reo strengthens young families' ties

At first sight it would be hard to see much in common between the Lovell and Jacob families - but they…

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