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    Record for biggest te reo Māori celebration yet

    More than one million people made history by taking part in the Māori Language Moment event.

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    Tonga Language Week celebrates 10th year

    Tonga Language Week starts this Sunday.

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    One in five adults speak te reo- Stats NZ report

    Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ released data saying that at least one in five adults speak te reo Māori.

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    Google hits a home run in pronouncing Māori place names

    Google Home has hit a home run in pronouncing te reo place names. After videos of Alexa choking its way through the world’s longest place name “Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu” emerged online, Google Home users then put their speakers, to the test.

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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.

  6. 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.

  8. 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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