Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori whakatauki #1

Ko taku reo, taku ohooho, ko taku reo taku mapihi mauria.

My language is my awakening, my language is the window to my soul.

Rāhina’s (Monday’s) whakatauki (proverb or saying) is closely associated with language revitalization, a struggle which is very important in maintaining culture.

Browse our information and events for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori — Māori Language Week 23 Hōngongoi — 29 Hōngongoi 2012.

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori — Māori Language Week celebrates te reo Māori. The Māori language is a taonga that gives New Zealand its distinct and unique cultural identity.

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