Te Reo Maori is in dire straits. That's the unsurprising claim made by Professor Paul Moon. He made it in his new book Killing Te Reo Maori: An Indigenous Language facing extinction.
Pacific-language preschools say they have been set back 30 years by tough new English language tests that have forced the closure of all dedicated Pacific preschool teaching courses.
Year 13 student Carym Wharerau enjoyed great success in his final year of school at Okaihau School.
A Havelock North woman humbly accepted her New Year Honour on behalf of many who she says deserved it more.
New NZCER survey finds that while most schools are incorporating te reo Māori into their practice, it is often used at a very basic level, such as greetings and instructions.
Four young Northlanders have received scholarships aimed at supporting Maori to gain qualifications that will assist in the growth of their hapu.
Auckland-born Samoan Matilda Poasa reckons that three years as an "honorary Māori" will be good training to help give Native Americans a voice in the Sundance film festival.
A local teacher wants to make a difference in Maori participation after being awarded the 2018 Woolf Fisher Fellowship for Science.