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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.

Māori students gain from different teaching style

Māori students do better in schools that teach in a different way - but the language by itself is not enough.

Te Reo week should evolve, says Whāngārei wānanga tutor

When people describe Te Reo Maori as a 'living language' it does not mean it has been saved from obscurity - it means it lives within the customs and culture that gave birth to it.

Kia ora te reo – Let the Māori language live

Te Reo Māori is the waka that carries the tikanga. It’s Te Wiki o te Reo Maori (Maori Language week). This year’s theme is Kia ora te reo - Let the Māori language live. Here JODY HOPKINSON looks at three education initiatives aimed at doing just that.

Opinion: Ngaa Rauuira Pumanawawhiti – Maori language needs place to thrive

Let's not ignore the big brown taniwha in the room - let's do our best to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori says Ngaa Rauuira Pumanawawhiti

Rotorua election panel looks at issues facing education

Rotorua Daily Post asked their Rotorua election panel what they think are the most pressing issues facing the education sector.

Lavalavas for Tauranga Boys’ College

Tauranga Boys' College is incorporating a formal lavalava into its uniform for Pacific Island students.

Opinion: Sharon Harvey – $60m for languages education? Great, let’s get it right.

Head of the School of Language and Culture at Auckland University of Technology, SHARON HARVEY says we need to think carefully about which languages we teach in our schools and why.

South Taranaki school teaches protest as part of curriculum

A South Taranaki school is weaving protest into the teaching of the curriculum.
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