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Te Rangaihi Reo Māori | Māori Language Movement

No matter how well you can kōrero Māori, you can be one in a million speakers of te reo Māori by 2040. The Māori Language Movement is an open invitation to all New Zealanders to treasure and celebrate something that is part of our identity - te reo Māori.

By signing up, you’re committing to learn and speak as much te reo as you can, alongside a million others.

Inspiring te reo Māori stories
Reikura Kahi
Reikura Kahi: Fuelling a love for te reo
E-Tangata
Reikura Kahi is more than just an advocate for te reo Māori. She’s a sister, wife and mum, a Westie, and an indefatigable practitioner as a kapa haka tutor and a storyteller through TV and film. There’s not much she can’t do — and do exceptionally well.
How learning te reo helped a clothing designer figure out his calling
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Te reo Māori brings us together and makes us stronger
Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori
People who are bitterly opposed to te reo Māori are now part of a minority that is growing smaller by the day. What’s puzzling is their failure to recognise that te reo brings New Zealanders together in a peaceful way.
Punarau
Reflecting the reo world
E-Tangata
Kristin Ross of Punarau Media discusses how the challenge of raising children in a reo-Māori speaking household led to an award-winning business.
I'm non verbal, but that won't stop me from speaking Māori
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Betty Hauraki receives Lifetime Achievement Award for te reo Māori revitalisation efforts
Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori
Based within Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, the Māori Language Commission for the past two decades, Betty’s passion, drive and ability to weave people together has helped turn a small community event into one of New Zealand’s biggest celebrations.
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Karena Kelly: Translating Dr Seuss into te reo Māori
RNZ
Dr Karena Kelly, a specialist in Māori language and linguistics, took on the task of translating Seuss’ last book published before his death Oh, The Places You’ll Go for Kotahi Rau Pukapuka, the project that aims to translate 100 titles into te reo. 
Matthew, Māori, born and raised in America, starts his reo journey
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Revitalising te reo a three-generation process: Prof Rawinia Higgins
RNZ
Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders joined together to speak, sing and celebrate te reo Māori at midday on Monday. This "Māori Language Moment", part of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, was the single largest celebration of the Māori language in Aotearoa's history.
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Stacey Morrison: Learning te reo Māori is sometimes a luxury
Stuff NZ (bilingual)
A leap of faith. This is how Stacey Morrison describes the decision to learn te reo Māori. A broadcaster for almost three decades, Morrison (Te Arawa, Ngāi Tahu) has become equally well known for her work to revitalise and advance Aotearoa’s indigenous language.
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