Posts Tagged ‘Kotahi Mano Kāika’

A sense of pride

Ngāi Tahu language leaders were recognised at a glittering awards ceremony at Ōtākou Marae that also honoured te reo heroes of the past. In his opening speech, Tā Tipene O’Regan told the audience that the rebirth of Ngāi Tahu reo was in good hands. He said while previously the tribe had been consumed with the Claim, it was time to move on and promote revitalisation of Ngāi Tahu reo.

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Reo Māori journey

Take a Māori boy from the south, the arrival of Te Māori exhibition and you have the makings of a life-long love of te reo Māori.
Tahu Pōtiki didn’t always love te reo Māori. “I started to learn when I was a teenager and didn’t really take to it. It was thrust on us when I was a Māori hostel boy here in Christchurch. We weren’t very good as teenage boys.”

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4th July 2011
Posted under: Pānui

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2011

A new on-line tool launched this week brings te reo Māori learners and speakers together to learn, shop and enjoy. The mapping tool, developed by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and powered by Google Maps, allows users to quickly find te reo Māori-friendly services, learning opportunities and events nation-wide… even world-wide! Te Rūnanga o Ngāi…

22nd June 2010
Posted under: Pānui

Language Symposium Marks 10-Year Milestone

22 June 2010 Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is hosting a two-day language symposium to mark the 10-year anniversary of Kotahi Mano Kāika, Kotahi Mano Wawata – the tribe’s Māori Language Revitalisation Strategy. Affectionately known as KMK, this 25 year strategy which aims to have 1000 Ngāi Tahu households speaking te reo Māori, the tribes…