“He oranga anō tēnā e whakatauiratia atu ana ki te reanga hōu, i te oranga, i te hua anō hoki o te reo Māori i roto i tēnei ao.”
“It’s exemplifying to the next generation that te reo Māori indeed lives on and prospers in the modern world.”
Former Te Karere reporter, Pere Wihongi (Ngāpuhi, Te Taitokerau), reflects on the importance of Te Karere for the younger generation and shares how the show helped him develop in his creative career.
Te Karere started during Māori Language Week in 1982 and the show was just two minutes long at the time.
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