The Supreme MÄori Language Award this year, goes to the one million people who took part in the biggest MÄori language event in history - during Te Wiki o te reo MÄori. The commission's MÄori Language Moment marked the day and hour when a small group of language champions presented the MÄori Language petition to Parliament in 1972. Ngahiwi Apanui is the chief executive of the MÄori Language Commission, he speaks with MÄni Dunlop.
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