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Education Perfect accelerates Māori language through tech
Wed, 7th Sep 2022
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New Zealand edtech company, Education Perfect (EP; aims to boost Māori language learning with its online courses and competitions.
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Digital Māori dictionary partners with Dynamo6 to overhaul app
Wed, 15th Sep 2021
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Te Murumāra Foundation and Dynamo6 partner to enhance the Te Aka Māori Dictionary app in time for Māori language week.
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UoA researchers work with Māori to evaulate online mental health platform
Wed, 5th May 2021
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Researchers want to understand what encourages and prevents Māori from using an online platform to support mental health and wellbeing.
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Spark launches version 2.0 of Maori language app
Fri, 13th Sep 2019
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Spark has launched Kupu 2.0, a mobile app that supports the teaching of Te Reo Maori in New Zealand classrooms.
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Te reo Māori goes global via language app called Drops
Tue, 12th Feb 2019
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If you’re keen to learn a few words of Māori – or as much as 90% of the language, you may want to check out an Android and iOS app called Drops.
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Spark strengthen ties with Māori Language Commission
Thu, 29th Nov 2018
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The two have signed a mahi tahi Memorandum of Understanding for Spark to continue providing digital support for the promotion of te reo Māori.
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Westpac introduces Waikato-Tainui language option to ATMs nationwide
Mon, 11th Sep 2017
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Westpac introduces te reo Waikato to its ATMs, making it the first bank to offer a language distinct to one iwi.
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Vodafone & Temuera Morrison help Google with te reo Maori pronunciation
Fri, 8th Sep 2017
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Vodafone launches Say it Tika initiative to improve the pronunciation of Maori words on Google Maps in New Zealand.
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New app seeks to fill gap in Maori language resources
Thu, 6th Apr 2017
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New app Pāpapa aims to empower families with te reo Māori, addressing the scarcity of resources for beginners and young learners.
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Govt's Innovative fund opens to ECE
Wed, 8th Feb 2017
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The Government has extended its innovative teaching fund to early education teachers, allowing them to apply for the $18 million Teacher-led Innovation Fund.
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Greens praised for stance on te reo Māori in schools
Wed, 1st Feb 2017
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The Greens receive praise for their goal of every NZ child learning te reo Māori at school, but more work and investment are needed, say industry players.
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Tech helping revitalise the Māori language
Wed, 16th Nov 2016
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Tech boosting Māori language revitalisation, says CEO of Kiwa Digital, enabling scale and reach beyond what's been dreamed of in the past.
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Victoria University's Puna Māori language app tops
Thu, 10th Dec 2015
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Victoria University’s Te Kura Māori-developed Māori language app, Puna, has taken out the top tertiary sector award at the Māori Language Awards.
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New Te Reo Maori app targets total beginners
Mon, 16th Feb 2015
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Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Education has released its second Te Reo Maori learning app, Puna.
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New reading app shares stories in te reo Māori
Thu, 29th Jan 2015
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Kiwa Digital and the Māori Language Commission have launched a series of digital te reo Māori graphic novellas.
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New Maori language app to help Dunedin families speak te reo
Fri, 14th Nov 2014
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Dunedin's new Aki app, a game-changing tool derived from University of Otago research, aims to boost te reo among young families.
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Centre steps up communication with Educa app in Te Reo Māori
Thu, 7th Aug 2014
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The Educa app that enables communication of learning stories and updates between education centres and parents is now available in Te Reo Māori.
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Interactive app tells Māui’s story
Fri, 25th Jul 2014
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New app 'Māui and His First Journey' blends Māori folklore with parenting insights, available in English and Te Reo Māori.
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Technology brings te reo Māori to life
Thu, 15th May 2014
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Technology is the key to reviving the development of te reo Māori, shows PhD research from Victoria University of Wellington.
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Story telling goes digital for Ngātiwai
Mon, 5th May 2014
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Ngātiwai Trust Board launches 3 interactive apps to tell traditional stories, with 14 students involved in their creation.
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Grants assist e-learning for Maori students
Thu, 4th Jul 2013
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Grants to help advance Maori education and e-learning have been awarded to five schools from across New Zealand by Core Education.