Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2020

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Announcing the dates for 2020’s Māori Language Week (September 14-20 or 14-20 Mahuru). Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is one of Planeta.com’s fave celebrations, one that stands out as a practical model of inclusive experiences and smart communication bringing people together on …

Indigenous Peoples Day

Photo: Caldo de Piedra We celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay In the past twenty years, this celebration has become a counter narrative to Columbus Day. USA Today reports that more cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day. The roots of rethinking the holiday go back several decades. …

Te Matatini

Buzzwords Held every two years Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival celebrates the cultural dance of the Māori people of New Zealand. Over four days audiences experience the best kapa haka in the world, taste Māori food (kai) and local delicacies and shop for Māori arts and crafts. Eden Park hosts the event in 2021. The …

Kanohi ki te kanohi

Māori language Kanohi ki te kanohi = Face-to-face communication University of Waikato: Kanohi ki te Kanohi literally means face to face, but a more accurate English title for this session would be Knowledge Connections. This is an opportunity to encounter Māori protocols and culture directly and to develop a better understanding of important issues for …

Waiata

Buzzwords Waiata = Māori song sung at important events and gatherings in New Zealand (Aotearoa) Examples http://www.ndf.org.nz/waiata Embedded Tweets New Zealand music artists have collaborated to create a unique waiata to help people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tūtahi – ‘Stay’ | https://t.co/PUNIq7AyXz @TeAo_Official Article| https://t.co/IjKda5jlZj pic.twitter.com/vS7wTp15GG — Māori Television (@maoritv) April 14, 2020 Planeta.com …

Māori Vocabulary

Map New Zealand (Aotearoa) – For those learning the Māori language: Featureshttps://www.planeta.com/hakahttps://www.planeta.com/iwihttps://www.planeta.com/kahu-huruhuruhttps://www.planeta.com/kanohi-ki-te-kanohihttps://www.planeta.com/kaitiakitangahttps://www.planeta.com/kia-orahttps://www.planeta.com/maraehttps://www.planeta.com/matarikihttps://www.planeta.com/papatuanukuhttps://www.planeta.com/powhirihttps://www.planeta.com/tangata-whenuahttps://www.planeta.com/tautoko VocabularyAotearoa – New Zealand or the Land of the Long White CloudAhuriri = Airportāpōpō = TomorrowAroha = Love, compassionHangi = Cooking underground with hot stonesHaere mai = WelcomeHaere ra = GoodbyeHaere pai atu, hoki pai mai = Travel safelyHamarara = UmbrellaHākari = FeastHarakeke …

Haka

Lingo Cards Haka = Traditional ancestral war cry, dance, or challenge from the Māori people of New Zealand (Aotearoa) Recommended Listening The evolution of Haka, Countdown to Te Matatini – RadioNZ Headlines They’re not all called ‘haka’ — the differences between Pacific war dances Embedded Tweets We have haka words 4 you to learn in …

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week)

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Dates for the 2020 Māori Language Week are September 14-20. Te wiki o te reo Māori (Māori Language Week) is a popular, government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language. The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori language revitalization, learning, and …

Māori Language

Graphic New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Planeta.com spotlights the annual Māori Language Week. We are updating this page with key links, headlines and links to social web channels including Facebook and Twitter. Vocabulary is featured here. Key Links Māori Language Commission Te Taura Whiri I te Reo Māori Facebook Te Wiki o te Reo Māori Planeta.com …