Aotearoa

How non-Māori learning te reo helps revitalise it

“I am opposed to the idea that only Māori should be part of the revitalisation.”

‘Learning Te Reo helped me form a deeper connection to my Sri Lankan heritage’

We talked to four tauiwi (non-Māori) about their journey with te reo Māori.

‘You’re not going to get a job in te reo Māori’: 3 people who proved this wrong

Today we are seeing the fruits of sacrifices whānau have made in order to save the language.

Petition to change NZ to Aotearoa presented to Parliament

Te Pāti Māori has presented its petition urging Parliament to change New Zealand's official name.

Hori’s Pledge: campaign to correct the country’s name to Aotearoa

It's a pushback against Don Brash's Hobson's Pledge.

Students left waiting as Aotearoa NZ histories curriculum delayed

Schools won't have to start teaching the content until 2023.

The Tūhoe Raids: an explainer

Watch this explainer on a dark day in NZ history.

Six60 beat Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber for NZ’s most streamed artist

For a second year in a row, Six60 is NZ's most streamed artist on Spotify.

Judith Collins loses National leadership: the drama explained in 7 quotes

Simon Bridges has been stripped of his responsibilities after making jokes about how to conceive a baby, Judith Collins has lost the leadership of the National…

Foreshore and Seabed: an explainer on the biggest protest Aotearoa has seen

“The country was divided on the issue, as were the members in Government.”

NZ will move to traffic light system on December 3

Jacinda Ardern confirmed today that the whole country will shift to the traffic light system.

Covid update: A second person isolating at home with Covid has been found dead

The person was found by ambulance staff this morning in the Auckland suburb of Mt Eden.

Covid update: 100 new cases. 76% of eligible people double vaxxed

Of today’s 100 new cases, 97 are in Auckland and 3 are in Waikato.

Vapes just make vaping more common, don’t decrease smoking rates, research shows

New research shows the impact of vaping on university students.

Covid update: 43 new cases. 19 unlinked to outbreak

Of today’s 43 new cases, 40 are in Auckland and 3 are in Waikato.

Stirfryboyz x Taebz share a song for your next late-night drive through the city

Re: chats with the boyz about their new song and music video ‘Metropolis.’

Covid-19 update: Auckland, Waikato and Northland to stay at Alert Level 3

Auckland will stay at Alert Level 3 with current restrictions for a week.

Covid-19 Update: Auckland to stay in level 3, with new rules starting Tuesday 11:59PM

The government has released a ‘road map’ to gradually ease Auckland out of tight restrictions.

NZ has the highest trust in scientists out of 12 countries including the US, UK, and Australia…

This means as a country we are more compliant with Covid-19 precaution measures.

Made My Day: Penguin couple celebrate 24 happy years together in Auckland

Spring is upon us in Aotearoa and love is in the icy air for penguin couple Buster and 99.

In photos: The freedom of growing up in the Hokianga on horseback

Photos by Ruby Harris, Edith Amituanai, Matt Hurley

Budding director Ruby Harris’s new short film Pet Day gives us a glimpse into what it’s like to grow…

Two generations discuss their journeys with te reo Māori

Karen Leef and Joyce Kupe-Stephens sat down to to talk about their shared histories and struggles.

What do we want for te reo Māori?

For many, Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori comes with difficult questions around our dreams for this language.

‘I don’t want rangatahi to have to fight for our reo’: 6 people on their hopes for te reo Māori

We spoke to 6 people in Te Whanganui-a-Tara, all at different stages of their reo journey.

Made My Day: Jacinda Ardern wants your help naming our vaccination buses

So far ‘Shot Bro’ is a crowd favourite, can you think of something better?

I spent the last year reclaiming te reo Māori full time. Here’s what I learnt

A reflection from Shilo Kino, a journalist and author.

A short history of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori has a long and significant history, and we all should learn about it.

Meet the artist behind our Te Wiki o te Reo Māori images: Pounamu Wharekawa

Re: commissioned artist Pounamu Wharekawa to create images for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori.