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Bilingualism the victim of scaremongering – UoA academic

Professor Stephen May of the University of Auckland says parents are increasingly taking into account whether a school focuses on bilingualism when making school choices.

Scholarship fund to launch in memory of Teresia Teaiwa

Victoria University of Wellington and Va’aomanū Pasifika, Victoria’s Pacific and Samoan Studies programme, will launch a new scholarship fund in memory of Dr Teresia Teaiwa, who passed away in March 2017.

New dawn for Māori history in schools

Implementation of the New Zealand history curriculum resource, Te Takanga o te Wā was launched in style at Te Papaiouru Marae in Rotorua on Saturday.

Hatch by Pacific Business Trust – Creating the commercial leaders of tomorrow

The Hatch Youth Programme was launched today by the Pacific Business Trust, providing a combination of flexible tertiary education with real-world experience.

Willie Jackson’s new charter school upsets wharekura

A new charter school planned by Labour candidate Willie Jackson's Manukau Urban Māori Authority (Muma) has upset an established Māori school in Manurewa.

Learning Māori makes you clever – school principal

A Māori principal has hailed new Māori-language education data as showing that "learning Māori makes you clever".

Māori language immersion shows the way in international study

The example of Māori language immersion expertise in a new international study will help other programmes around the world lift their game, say University of Canterbury academics. 

Opinion: Rachel Smalley – Our curriculum should include more NZ history

How would you rate your knowledge of New Zealand history? Colonialism? The New Zealand Wars? How we got to where we are today?

Stocktake of policies on te reo Māori in schools

It is Te Wiki o te reo Maori (Maori Language week) and just ten days until the general election. In light of the week’s theme Kia Ora te Reo Maori – Let the Maori Language live, we examine each of the political parties policy on te reo Maori.

Opinion: Ngahi Bidois – What’s in a name? Māori names and their importance

What's in a name? As we head into Maori Language Week 2017 Ngahi Bidois looks at Maori names and their importance.
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