Information about Te Wiki o te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week and events to celebrate the week at Whangarei Libraries, 11 to 17 September 2017.
2/09/2017 9:17 p.m.
Whakanuia Te Wiki o te Reo Māori : Celebrate Māori Language Week
11 - 17 September 2017 : 11 - 17 o Mahuru 2017
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week is an annual celebration of Te Reo Māori promoted by the Māori Language Commission working with the Human Rights Commission and Te Puni Kokiri.
The week highlights the opportunity for New Zealanders to 'Give it a go'- to learn and use more Māori phrases in everyday life.
Kia ora te reo Māori is the theme for 2017 which was chosen to celebrate New Zealand’s indigenous greeting, and also as the words ‘Kia Ora’ are an exact description of the intent of the new partnerships for te reo Māori revitalisation between the Crown and Māori under the new Māori Language Act 2016.
The new act sets up Te Mātāwai to lead revitalisation among Māori. The Māori Language Commission will focus its attention on the public sector and wider New Zealand. Together we will ensure that the Māori language has ‘ora’ – life and vitality.
Celebrate Te Reo Māori and enter our draw to win an awesome Shark Kite
To enter the draw borrow an item from our Māori Collection at any of our libraries.
Ask the librarian to print out a checkout slip for one of the Māori Collection items you have borrowed.
Write your phone number on the back and put it in the box at the Checkout desk.
Look for this koru label on our Māori Collection items.
Entries close Sunday 17 September 2017.
Prize drawn and winner notified on Monday 18 September 2017.rize drawn and winner notified on Monday 18 September 2017.