Over one million dollars in Māori Language Community Grants

Press Release – Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori has announced that it will distribute $1,082,000 in Māori language grants through the community based Mā te Reo fund.

12 o Whiringa ā-rangi 2012

He Pānui ki te Hunga Pāpāho

Neke atu i te kotahi miriona tāra te katoa o ngā Pūtea Reo Māori Āwhina Hapori kua whakapuakina

Kua puta te whakapuaki a Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, ākuanei tohaina ai ētahi pūtea, $1,082,000 huia katoatia, i raro i ngā tohanga a te pūtea tautoko hapori o Mā te Reo.

Ka hoatu ēnei pūtea ki ētahi rōpū hapori 47 huri noa i te motu.

“Hei tautoko aua pūtea i ngā hapori, kia āhei rātou ki te tautuhi i ā rātou whāinga matua mō te reo, me ā rātou kaupapa e whakatinana ai,” te kī a te Tumuaki o Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, a Glenis Philip-Barbara.

Kei runga rawa atu te hiahia ki ngā pūtea ā-hapori mō te reo, ā, kāore i rerekē i te tau 2012.”

Ka 12 tau ngā pūtea o Mā te Reo e toha pūtea reo ā-hapori ināianei. Ka nui te ngākaunui o Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori ki te mahi tahi ki ēnei rōpū whiwhi, kia tipu rātou, kia whakatairanga rātou i te reo, i ngā hapori huri noa i Aotearoa.

Ka āta mahi tahi tonu te rōpū o Mā Te Reo me ngā rōpū whiwhi kia tino eke ai ā rātou moemoeā mō ā rātou kaupapa, ahakoa tuhi, hanga rauemi, ahakoa whakapakari iwi, whakapakari hapū, whakapakari whānau, mahere ā-marae, ahakoa whakahaere kaupapa, whakahaere rā nunui, wānanga rumaki rānei.”

Ngā pūtea āwhina o Mā te Reo 2012

Wāhanga Ngā Pūtea i Whakaaetia Te Hua

Te Whakatakoto Mahere Reo 10 $219,105
Ngā Kura Reo ā-Iwi 5 $189,825
Ngā Hui/Nga Mahi Whakatairanga 7 $211,025
Ngā Rauemi Reo 6 $252,359
Ngā Wānanga Reo 19 $466,536

Kua rāhuitia kia $450,000 hei tautoko i ngā kaupapa me ngā hui ā-motu.

12 November 2012

Media Release

Over one million dollars in Māori Language Community Grants announced

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori has announced that it will distribute $1,082,000 in Māori language grants through the community based Mā te Reo fund.

The grants are being offered to 47 community groups across the country.

“The grants support communities to identify their own Māori language goals and projects for implementation,” says Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori CE Glenis Philip-Barbara.

“There is high demand for community based Māori language funding, and 2012 was no exception”.

“Mā te Reo has provided community based Māori language grants for 12 years now, and Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori looks forward to working with the current round of grant recipients to grow and promote te reo in communities all over Aotearoa.
The Mā Te Reo team works closely with each grant recipient to support the success of their project, whether they are making language resources, developing iwi, hapū, whānau and marae based language plans, promoting the language through events or running immersion wānanga.”

Mā te Reo grants, 2012

Category Grants Approved Value

Language Planning 10 $219,105
Kura Reo ā-Iwi 5 $189,825
Events and Promotions 7 $211,025
Language Resources 6 $252,359
Wānanga Reo 19 $466,536

A further $450,000 is set aside to support Māori language events and projects on a national scale.
ENDS

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