Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori.

Hau Taki Haere | Tertiary Update Vol 26, No 17

Te Hautū Kahurangi is proud to support Te Wiki o te Reo Māori this week, and in doing so we acknowledge and celebrate Wednesday’s 50th anniversary of the Māori Language Petition.

As ever for us at TEU, we can’t celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori without taking time to reflect on the contribution of our founding Kaumātua, Dr Huirangi Waikerepuru.

Dr Waikerepuru was instrumental in the Ngā Kaiwhakapūmau i te Reo Māori movement, leading the case through the privy council that argued Aotearoa New Zealand should recognise and protect te reo Māori as a taonga under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and he lobbied for the establishment of Te Māngai Pāho, iwi radio stations and Māori Television.

Over the course of the week, we’ll be sharing some of our favourite TEU phrases on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages. Make sure you keep an eye out and practice them with your colleagues!

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Other stories:

AUT proposes to join race to the bottom – TEU

‘Foolish’ plan to axe 230 AUT jobs will affect every department, academics say – Stuff

Why time won't fix universities' glaring gender pay gap – NZ Herald

NZ universities ‘underinvesting in staff’, says union – Times Higher Education