Te Reo Māori (Māori language)
Māori became one of NZ's 3 official languages in 1987. It's a taonga (treasure) that our government works to protect.
History of Te Reo Māori
Māori is part of NZ’s cultural heritage and has been spoken in NZ for around 1,000 years.
The history of the language
Māori becoming an official language
Māori language week — Te Wiki o te Reo Māori
Māori language statistics
Learn and practise Te Reo Māori
Today Māori is spoken fluently by over 130,000 people here — there are also hundreds of words in daily use by all New Zealanders.
Whakahuatanga : Pronunciation
Learn 100 Māori words every New Zealander should know
Learn about proverbs often used in speeches
Use the online Māori dictionary
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