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Lorde's surprise EP drop in te reo Māori prompted all the feels - from awe, wonderment and joy, to unease and accusations of cultural appropriation. Audio
The government's first statement of education priorities, which instructs schools and other learning institutions to incorporate te reo and tikanga, could have gone much further, a te reo Māori…
When is Māori Art – Not Māori Art? Singer Songwriter Ria Hall, and Spoken Word Artist Te Kahu Rolleston bring their thoughts to the table. Audio
Almost one in five Māori adults can speak te reo Māori, and a third say they can understand the language at least fairly well, new data show.
The spelling for the Manawatū-Whanganui region has finally been officially corrected.
Thousands of people have gathered in Wellington for the first of six parades to celebrate te wiki o te reo Māori - the biggest turnout since they started.
A Wairarapa iwi is on a mission to lift the number of Māori language speakers among its kaumātua.
About 700 teachers have signed up for a $12 million programme to increase te reo Māori in all classrooms, and 150 of them are already beginning beginning their reo haerenga.
The government has launched a new initiative, Te Ahu o te reo Māori, to get teachers speaking te reo Māori better and more often.
A controversial New Plymouth councillor who said he was "ashamed" to sing the national anthem in te reo Māori is refusing to make a face-to-face apology to his council colleagues.
Makaira Berry and Hamiora Tuari speak about their new project Te Kākano which fuses soul, pop, R&B and most importantly te reo into an exciting new album. Audio
For te wiki o te reo Māori, Sarah Johnston takes us on a jaunt through the Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision archives to explore how people learnt te reo in the past. Audio
A Wellington law firm has set an ambitious goal to have all its staff members able to speak te reo Māori to its clients.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is playing down differences between her ministers over whether to make te reo Māori compulsory in schools.
The band that created 2016’s bi-lingual viral hit ‘Big Aroha’ – The Slacks, have a brand new single out. 'Yeah Nah' includes Māori and English lyrics, and comes with its own Kiwiana-packed video. Video
The fight to normalise te reo Māori will be taken to the streets of Manurewa this weekend with a bilingual hikoi.
A Māori law graduate from Hamilton has started teaching te reo Māori lessons at a law firm in Invercargill in a push to see the language more commonly used by lawyers.
The Labour Party has committed to ensuring that every child up to intermediate age has te reo Māori integrated into their learning by 2025.
A 1938 recording is being released online in a digital exhibition.
Emblazoning some police cars with te reo Māori is a good first step but needs to be extended, a Māori language advocate says.