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Te Reo Māori


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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

The Māori Language Petition (Te Petihana) presentation to Parliament on 14 September 1972, with over 30,000 signatures, kickstarted major shifts in the revival of te reo Māori as a living language in Aotearoa New Zealand. Since this moment 50 years ago, Te Petihana has, and continues to inspire the Maōri language movement. 

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14 September each year. Maōri language week is set around this date.

Why do we celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori in September?

Te Reo Māori

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