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Rachel Stewart: Let racist oafs be minority
Rachel Stewart: Let racist oafs be minority

COMMENT: If risible views heard on plane above Godzone are pakeha norm then help us all.

Parata: More Maori students getting best start

COMMENT: As our country marks Waitangi Day, it's appropriate to reflect on the outstanding progress being made by Maori…

One Love crowd join in sing-a-long

In what can only be described as true Kiwi spirit, scores of reggae fans in Tauranga put on a spontaneous show of harmony…

Colourful resources boost te reo learning

Maria Hahipene took matters into her own hands when she could not find uniquely Aotearoa teaching resources in shops.

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…

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McIvor: Why wouldn't we want bilingual kids?
McIvor: Why wouldn't we want bilingual kids?

COMMENT: I totally support the Greens' initiative to make te Reo Maori a core subject, along with English and maths.

Rodney Hide: Cost of te reo too high
Rodney Hide: Cost of te reo too high

COMMENT: The choice of job opportunities is too narrow and compulsory te reo for 10 years would cost our children a lot…

Moehau Hodges-Tai: Good job PM - but here's a challenge
Moehau Hodges-Tai: Good job PM - but here's a challenge

COMMENT: Bill English has done a remarkable job with his speech today in Maori, however here's my challenge, writes Moehau…

Maori language gets its own app
Maori language gets its own app

Confidence is on the way for people struggling with Maori words after a pronunciation app was launched yesterday.

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Hinerongonui's a star on the rise
Hinerongonui's a star on the rise

Rotorua's ​Hinerongonui Kingi, 27, has been chosen by an iconic Maori performer to sing at a festival…

Watch NZH Local Focus: Maori loan words making English more Kiwi

We all seem to use more Māori kupu as each year goes by. But a three year study at Waikato University aims to learn…

Ex-drug boss on P: 'A constant battle'

Billy Macfarlane has gone from living in a million-dollar Bay of Plenty mansion to the back room of his mother's house…

Northlander's te reo Maori efforts recognised at Maori Language Awards

A Northland man who has won a prestigious award for his efforts promoting te reo Maori says sometimes the most simple idea…

Sticking together through thick and thin
Sticking together through thick and thin

The Union was the essential element and the core that held everything together, and protected our interests…

Show changes the lives of NZ youth

Brave Auckland teenagers hit centre stage for their final performance in Manawa Ora: Courage is Contagious.

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
A creation in light

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

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

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

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

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

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…

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