Kia Kaha Te Reo Hangarau
Do you know the Māori word for ‘screenshot’? How about, ‘selfie’ or ‘profile picture’?
If you answered ‘no’ to any of these you may want to get your hands on a new te reo Māori resource featuring technology terms produced by Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
Te Taura Whiri now holds Te Wiki o te Reo Māori in September to coincide with Mahuru Māori, a Te Wānanga o Aotearoa initiative that started at in 2014. Mahuru Māori is an opportunity for people to commit to speaking Māori for all (or part) of September. Last year a record 600 people registered for Mahuru Māori – where people choose to speak te reo Māori for a day, week or month during September, the English word for Mahuru. This year more than 1700 people have registered on the mahurumaori.com website with about 800 challenging themselves to speak only te reo Māori for the entire month.