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  1. Video for App saving indigenous Alaskan language from extinction
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    App saving indigenous Alaskan language from extinction

    An Alaskan indigenous community is saving their language and heritage on the brink of extinction with the help of Māori technology company Kiwa Digital.

  2. Video for Samoan Language Week NZ important to retain native tongue
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    Samoan Language Week NZ important to retain native tongue

    Vaiaso o le Gagana Sāmoa - Samoan Language Week has already kicked off with this year's theme; Weave an environment for a better future.

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    Te reo Māori going global

    A language app with almost 10 million users from across the world has added te reo Māori to its collection today.

  4. Video for EXCLUSIVE:  In the shadow of Mt Everest - Tenzing Norgay's son speaks
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    EXCLUSIVE: In the shadow of Mt Everest- Tenzing Norgay's son speaks

    Norbu Tenzing, son of Sherpa Tenzing Norgay who guided Sir Edmund Hillary to the top of Mt. Everest, speaks about his father’s legacy, how he is continuing it today and the challenges the Sherpa people face.  Tenzing says, "For a Sherpa, the last thing they want to do is to climb Everest”

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    EXCLUSIVE: Porou hosts Tenzing Norgay's sons

    Ngāti Porou are connecting with the sons of the famous Nepalese mountaineer, Tenzing Norgay.  The Talking Mountains of The World Initiative facilitates the sharing of indigenous knowledge around sustainable tourism.

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    2019: International Year of Indigenous Languages

    The United Nations has named 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages to preserve, revitalise and promote the world's languages.  Māori language expert Tawhirimatea Williams says preservation of any language starts in the home.

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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. 

  8. Video for Raising awareness for 'severely endangered' Tokelauan language
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    Raising awareness for 'severely endangered' Tokelauan language

    This week marks the beginning of Tokelau Language Week which Unesco says is 'severely endangered'. According to statistics the number of Tokelauan speakers now sits at 4000.

  9. Video for Manukau City a melting pot of reo dialects
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    Manukau City a melting pot of reo dialects

    Manukau City has the largest Māori population in Aotearoa, so what is the state of the Māori language in the region?

  10. Video for High School with compulsory te reo Māori classes welcomes PM
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    High School with compulsory te reo Māori classes welcomes PM

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern kicked-off Māori Language week by visiting Wellington High School, which has already made te reo Māori a compulsory subject.  The initiative starts at enrolment for Year 9 students.

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