Whakanuia Te Wiki o te Reo Maori 2016

This year, UC will celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week over two weeks, from 4 to 15 Hōngongoi – July. The theme is ‘Ākina te Reo’ – behind you all the way, which is about using te reo Māori to support people, to inspire and to cheer on.

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori is an opportunity to embrace te reo and build your bicultural competence and confidence. A range of activities will be happening across campus over the next two weeks.  View the full Te Wiki programme here.

How to get involved

  • Pick up a Free UC Te Reo resource pack. These are available for all staff and students to collect from Monday 4 July. Visit the Māori Development Team Reception, Level Two, Te Ao Mārama building, Arts Road.
  • Find out what’s happening on campus and attend Te Wiki o te Reo Māori events.
  • Check out the new online LEARN page that provides te reo resources and support.
  • Listen to the new sound files on the Ngā Ingoa Māori i Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha webpage. Here you can learn key role and unit names at UC, and how to pronounce them in te reo Māori.
  • Keep an eye on UC’s Facebook and Twitter for words and phrases.
  • Download Te Wiki resources.

Beyond Te Wiki there are many opportunities to further your Māori AVCM5639_Te_Wiki_PROlanguage and culture knowledge at UC, including Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora and Te Reo Māori for the Workplace.

Start this week and use the words you learn in everyday conversation on an ongoing basis.

Kia kaha e hoa mā!