Te Ao Māori

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

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

Presbyterian Church to offer future land sales to iwi first

The church will offer any future church-owned land for sale to local iwi before anyone else.

‘Kapa haka is a celebration of life’: 50 years of Te Matatini

"Kapa haka can take you all over the world. That's what Mum has taught me."

Make te reo Māori a compulsory subject, Race Relations Commissioner says

Prioritising the language will help race relations in Aotearoa, the Commissioner says.

Three-day Waitangi Day event at Te Tii Marae cancelled

A three-day event at Te Tii Marae to mark Waitangi Day has been cancelled.

Te Tii Marae to host three-day Waitangi event

Waitangi commemorations at Te Tii Marae will go ahead next month.

Tikanga is crucial to our response to the climate crisis

New research shows tikanga Māori practices are crucial to responding to climate challenges

New Zealand’s first te reo Māori road signs get the go-ahead

One says Haere (go) and one says Taihoa (wait).

Made My Day: Māori filmmaker Merata Mita immortalised by street artist Mr G

The three-storey mural is in Rotorua and came together in a special way.

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.

‘Nau mai te rekareka’: We’ve got some sexy reo Māori for you

It’s important we get to use te reo in all the ways it can be, including the sexy ways!

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.

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.

Affirmations for when you need a reminder of your connection to Te Reo Māori

Ariana Stevens from Reo Māori Mai created some affirmations for those of us on our reo journey.

Welcome to Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori runs 13th-19th September.

Pūtiki Bay protectors still waiting for explanation over Police lockdown eviction

Pūtiki Bay protectors still waiting for explanation over Police lockdown eviction

10 reo Māori phrases to get you through lockdown

We’ve come up with some useful phrases to get you through the lockdown levels.

Police ask Protect Pūtiki protesters to leave their bubble

Protectors at Pūtiki Bay on Waiheke Island say police action to evict them is unlawful and unfair

'It’s everything': 11 wāhine tell us about their relationship to te reo Māori

“My relationship to te reo Māori is one of humility."

A near-fatal accident gave me the courage to tell my family I was trans

At 18, Mason nearly died after jumping head-first into a pool drunk. He tells his story.

Matariki public holiday dates announced for the next 30 years

The government has announced the dates the new Matariki public holidays for the next 30 years.

The first ever Māori content creator awards are happening tonight!

Hahana Awards celebrate Māori content creators for the unique mahi they’re doing.

“Dreams come with a price tag”: South Auckland students on picking a career path

Which young people in Aotearoa have the freedom to pursue careers in the arts?

Tikanga Māori and Te Ao Māori concepts will be taught at all law schools

Law students will be adding another skillset to their university degrees.

Māori scientists feel pressured to educate colleagues for free

New research highlights how Māori scientists are expected to raise the cultural capacity of their organisations without dedicated time or pay. 

The research, published this month in…

Why Māori need to be a priority for the Covid-19 vaccine

Today the government announced who will be prioritised to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. Two million New Zealanders will get their first dose in the next four…

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei challenge Crown proposal to give significant land to another iwi

They say they are mana whenua of Central Auckland and should have been notified.