Mike's minute: making te reo māori compulsory a waste of time author mike hosking, month-long challenge for people to speak only in te reo maori. Te reo maori should non be compulsory in all schools though it should be available as an option te reo maori is one of the two functionary linguistic communications in new zealand it's besides portion of the school's duty to te tiriti o waitangi. Less than eight months out from the first post-teflon-john election, the green party has placed te reo māori at the centre of their campaign, calling for compulsory inclusion in schools. The country is been celebrating te wiki o te reo māori - māori language week over the past five days, and in an interview about it, mr little revealed his plans to take the language mainstream i think it should be compulsory in primary school and certainly the first couple of years of secondary school, he says.
D brief - should te reo māori be compulsory in school tuesday 27th february 2018. Whether the maori language should be made a compulsory subject at school, like english, was a question bandied about during this year's maori language week, which ends on sunday the theme this year was te mahi kai - the language of food. The former politician held the te tai hauāuru māori seat for 12 years and was co-leader of the māori party before retiring in 2014 she is backing calls for compulsory te reo māori in school. Report of the waitangi tribunal on the te reo maori claim (wai 11) waitangi tribunal it should be a compulsory subject in the schools, nor do we support the.
Stephen may outlines why it is important new zealanders should learn te reo māori in the wake of debate around whether the language should be made compulsory in schools. What do new zealanders think about making the maori language a compulsory subject in schools as new zealanders than te reo maori and we should embrace our. I am frequently asked if te reo māori should be compulsory for all children i'm certainly for a bilingual nation, but of all the drivers for successful language acquisition, motivation is essential.
Māori language week, te wiki ō te reo māori is an occasion that gives us pause to consider why te reo māori is still the question of compulsory māori in. New zealand's largest education union says te reo maori should be compulsory in all schools to ensure it's kept alive following the release yesterday of a waitangi tribunal report calling for urgent action to turn around a decline in te reo, the new zealand educational institute (nzei) said it was everyone's responsibility to ensure the language survived. Whakamanahia te reo mwhakamanahia te reo māori āori review of the maori language sector and the maori language strategy, te reo non-compulsory sector. Te reo ō maori should be made compulsory,it's unfair how my heritage (the tamariki that are maori or any religion) have to go without learning iti wish i learnt. Te reo māori should not be compulsory in all schools though it should be available as an option te reo māori is one of the two official languages in new zealand it's also part of the school's obligation to te tiriti o waitangi.
Hands up who wants compulsory te reo she said te reo for all schoolchildren was an aspirational goal within our policy platform around te reo maori and we. Māori language week was celebrated last week and the key issue in the media was a debate on whether te reo māori should be made compulsory in new zealand schools. A language activist from catalonia suggests making te reo compulsory maori television: catalan experts - make te reo māori compulsory last year native affairs spoke with catalan language advocates who encouraged aotearoa to follow the example of catalonia by making te reo māori compulsory here. While debate has been raging in auckland about whether to make te reo maori compulsory in schools, taranaki educators have been offering the language for years what's more, interest in the.
I think te reo maori should be a compulsory subject in all new zealand schools because not only is it nz's native language but it is also an important part of nz's national identity. Should learning an indigenous language be compulsory at school i have an aspiration that my generation will be last generation to regret not having the chance to learn te reo maori in our. Political figures who made their way to waitangi 2017 comment on compulsory te reo māori should te reo māori be compulsory te reo maori bill consultation.