He Rerenga Kōrero

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Tono kōrero mai

Māori Language Week began in 1972 and in 1975 te reo Māori became officially recognised by the Department of Education.

Haare Williams speaks with educationalists John Rangihau of Waikato University and Toby Rikihana of Te Arawa. [Included in this is an item from a local Māori school.]

Mihi by Matenga Baker, acknowledges his tipuna, and those that have gone on before, also the Kingitanga and Waikato.

Waihirere: Poi - Piki ake ki te ao.

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Year 1979

Reference number 43786

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits Williams, Haare, 1940-, Host
Kerekere, Wiremu Kīngi, 1923-2001, Host
Rangihau, John Te Rangi-Aniwaniwa, 1919-1987, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Rikihana, Toby, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Baker, Matenga, Speaker/Kaikōrero

Duration 00:28:40

Date 1979