Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Tuesday 17th-Wednesday 18th May 2022
Ko Te Tauihu-o-Te-Waka-a-Māui tētahi o ngā tini rohe i pāngia kinotia ki te whakamōtī o te reo Māori. Nā ngā āhuatanga o te wā kua riro nei mā tēnā iwi, mā tēnā iwi tōna anō huarahi e para ki te whakarite rautaki whakarauora i te reo Māori e tāmatemate nei. Heoi anō, arā tonu ētahi mahi e taea nei e tātau katoa.
Te Tauihu-o-Te-Waka-a-Māui is one of many regions to have experienced the devastating loss of Māori language. We stand in a time when tribes must embark on their own journey to develop revitalisation strategies aimed at saving te reo Māori from the brink of extinction.
But there are things we can do together.
Ngāti Apa ki Te Rā Tō and Rangitāne o Wairau are thrilled to work collaboratively to facilitate the second Māori language symposium to be held within the region. Named by language champion, Sir Tīmoti Kāretu, Te Kaiaotanga o Te Reo aims to inspire local language advocates by enlisting some of the country’s greatest known language exponents.
This two-day symposium aims to both empower local language stalwarts who are working hard at the helm of revitalisation efforts, and also ensure related mātauranga is shared with the wider Te Tauihu community.