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  1. Video for How accurate is te reo Māori on Google Translate?
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    How accurate is te reo Māori on Google Translate?

    The common greeting ‘kia ora’ translates into English as ‘to live’ and not ‘hello’ on Google Translate.  The shortcomings of the translation service have provoked a range of online discussion since Te Ao aired a story on the issue on Sunday.

  2. Video for Are we listening to the voice of our children and young people?
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    Are we listening to the voice of our children and young people?

    Māori students from the Wellington area have participated in the first of a seven-part series of wānanga to give feedback to the Māori Language Commission on how to advance te reo among youth, providing an insight into the opinions of our future leaders.   

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    Reserve Bank further embraces Māori language and culture

    A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Reserve Bank and the Māori Language Commission to further their embrace of te ao Māori and ensure te reo is used appropriately at the institution.  The new relationship is symbolised by the release of a new commemorative 20 cent coin featuring Ngāti Whakaue ancestor, Pūkaki.

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    100 sleeps until Māori Language Week

    Workplaces, organisations, schools and community groups are being reminded to start planning their activities to celebrate Te Wiki o Te reo Māori.

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    Maihi Karauna strategy may boost speech competitions

    The Māori language sections of the Wellington regional Ngā Manu Kōrero speech competition got underway today.  The competition coincides with the launch of a new $300,000 suite of Māori language initiatives targeted at rangatahi.

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    The first 'te reo Māori' capital city in the world

    Could Wellington be the first 'te reo Māori' capital city in the world? The Māori Language Commission and Wellington City Council hope so.  

  7. Video for Integrating te reo Māori across the education system
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    Integrating te reo Māori across the education system

    Four regions across Aotearoa will facilitate the Te Ahu o Te Reo programme to assist teachers in the classroom with their reo Māori skills - Taranaki, Waikato, Kāpiti-Horowhenua and Te Waipounamu.

  8. Video for Whatarangi Winiata receives reo Lifetime Achievement Award
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    Whatarangi Winiata receives reo Lifetime Achievement Award

    Ngāti Raukawa descendant and veteran scholar Professor Whatarangi Winiata has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at this years National Māori Language Awards, for his contribution in the revitalisation of te reo over 50 years.

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    Finalists prepare for Māori Language Awards

    36 finalists are completing for top honours in this year's Māori Language Awards, to be held at Te Papa in Wellington this Friday. 

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    Tini Molyneux receives Television Legend award

    Tūhoe descendant and veteran journalist Tini Molyneux will receive this year's Television Legend award, recognising her work in television over thirty-six years.   

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