In order for the language to live, we must come together as regions. Tauranga Moana te reo Māori advocate, Ngareta Timutimu says it the way forward.
Two new Māori language learning resources were launched in Tauranga this weekend. The Koha Kids colouring book of Aotearoa and a Koha card game will be disrupted in the ten Z petrol outlets in the Bay of Plenty with the aim of taking it nationwide.
Te Kōhanga Reo o Toroa in Whakatāne has taken out the Kōhanga Reo section for The Great Te Māngai Pāho Kotahi Miriona video challenge.
The Waitangi Tribunal has heard the first of 207 claims concerning inequalities and institutional racism in the health system. The Wai 2575 Health Services and Outcomes Inquiry being held at Turangawaewae aims to reform the system so that Māori are treated fairly and get fair opportunity to treat others.
Renowned Niuean musician, Tigilau Ness, is working on a new single in celebration of this year's Niuean Language Week. The theme 'Niue Child, Nurture and Embrace Vagahau Niue' is something he encourages everyone to support.
Educators are being challenged afresh to understand the value of te reo Māori as a compulsory subject. Māori language expert Hana O'Reagan believes this will result in higher achievement for students.
Te Aute College and Te Kura Mana Māori o Whangaparāoa are in Italy and have joined forces to pay tribute to the fallen Māori Battalion soldiers who fought there during WWII.
Two New Zealand sporting legends Wayne 'Buck' Shelford and Jenny-May Clarkson are going the distance to raise awareness of Prostate Cancer. Today the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand held their annual endurance cycling race at the Hampton Downs Motorsport Park where over 200 participants young and old were there to support the cause.