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  1. Video for How to get a million reo Māori speakers by the end of year
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    How to get a million reo Māori speakers by the end of year

    How will the Māori Language Commission do that?

  2. Video for Addressing the mispronunciation of iconic Māori names
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    Addressing the mispronunciation of iconic Māori names

    Sadly, the regular mispronunciation of iconic Māori place names such as Ōtāhuhu, Wairarapa, and Ōamaru and many others isn't new to Māoridom.

  3. Video for Urgent funding needed for Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo - TAHUA 2020
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    Urgent funding needed for Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo- TAHUA 2020

    The Commission is responsible for implementing the Crown's Māori language strategy but he says they're cash-strapped and in urgent need of funding.

  4. Video for Turi-Deaf mourn respected Māori leader - Michael Wi
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    Turi-Deaf mourn respected Māori leader- Michael Wi

    The Turi Māori community is mourning the death of one of their most treasured stalwarts, Michael Wi. The 60-year-old Kaumātua from Ngāti Maniapoto was a staunch advocate for Turi Māori community

  5. Video for Turi-Deaf Māori reclaiming their reo birthright
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    Turi-Deaf Māori reclaiming their reo birthright

    Although te reo Māori has been an official language in Aotearoa for 32 years, an estimated 3,000 Turi-Deaf Māori continue to fight for their Māori language rights.

  6. Video for What to expect for Wiki o Te Reo Māori
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    What to expect for Wiki o Te Reo Māori

    Māori Language Week is now a major event on the Aotearoa calendar developing from protest action in the 1970s to a national celebration involving thousands of schools, workplaces, community groups and individuals.  

  7. Video for Te Māngai Pāho, NZ on Air join forces for te reo
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    Te Māngai Pāho, NZ on Air join forces for te reo

    NZ on Air and Te Māngai Pāho will be joining forces to invest $4mil in te reo Māori content. The co-fund is designed to promote high-quality prime-time Māori language content that will appeal to a broader audience.

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    1mil tweets in te reo

    To celebrate the start of Mahuru Māori, Te Māngai Pāho has laid down a challenge to all New Zealanders: to promote te reo Māori through the use of social media platforms. They are aiming for one million tweets (tīhau) in te Reo Māori through tracking the hast tags #MahuruMāori #1MirionaTīhau #1MillionTweets.  

  9. 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.

  10. 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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