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  1. Video for 2017 Ngā Tohu Reo Māori finalists announced
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    2017 Ngā Tohu Reo Māori finalists announced

    Finalists in the annual Ngā Tohu Reo Māori Awards have been announced.

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    A new home for Māori Language Week

    Māori Language Week has been celebrated since 1975 and this year moved to September from mid-year to increase the chances of good weather for outdoor activities and to renew the link with Māori Language Day.

  3. Video for Credit Union Central apologises for te reo incident
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    Credit Union Central apologises for te reo incident

    A school principal who filled out a bank withdrawal slip in Māori has been refused service at a bank in the Bay of Plenty township of Whakatāne. Ripeka Lessels has laid a formal complaint but since the incident yesterday Credit Union Central admits they were wrong and have apologised.

  4. Video for Māori Language Commission to celebrate 30th anniversary
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    Māori Language Commission to celebrate 30th anniversary

    Tomorrow marks 30 years since the establishment of the Māori Language Commission, however, its CEO says the future of the language is still up in the air.  

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    Te Taura Whiri celebrates 30 years

    August 1 marks 30 years since the Māori Language Commission was created as a result of the Māori Language Act 1987. 

  6. Video for Te Taura Whiri adopts Air NZ te reo initiative
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    Te Taura Whiri adopts Air NZ te reo initiative

    A badge created by Air New Zealand to identify Māori speaking cabin crew is now being made available to be worn by all fluent speakers of te reo Māori. The tohu reo initiative received a great response and will now be developed further by the Māori Language Commission.

  7. Video for Māori translators on the rise
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    Māori translators on the rise

    With more than 100 licenced Māori interpreters certified by the Māori Language Commission, only 60 of them are active in the field.  This year 19 students have jumped on board for the first of the three Māori translator's workshops held over the weekend in Rotorua.

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    Finalists named for Ngā Tohu Reo Māori 2016

    Finalists in the 13 respective categories at the annual Ngā Tohu Reo Māori have been announced. Thirty-eight finalists have been chosen from more than 88 entries. 

  9. Video for Te Tairokerau elects Te Waihoroi Shortland to Te Mātāwai
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    Te Tairokerau elects Te Waihoroi Shortland to Te Mātāwai

    Te Waihoroi Shortland has been appointed as Te Tai Tokerau's selection to Te Mātāwai. Te Kāea caught up with this te reo Māori ambassador.

  10. Video for Taura Whiri leak reveals $3 million left unspent
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    Taura Whiri leak reveals $3 million left unspent

    Information leaked to Te Kaea shows a $3 million dollar underspend in the Māori Langauge Commission's budget. The funding is allocated to increase te reo Māori in the communities.  The Māori Language Commission's mission is to grow te reo Māori, but funding intended for communities is staying in-house. 

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