Te Reo Māori

News of Zealand

The Multinational Language App Drops Has Added Te Reo Māori

The service already has 10 million users and offers over 30 languages.
Zoe Madden-Smith
2.11.19
New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

A Conversation with Dean Hapeta, the Outspoken Godfather of New Zealand Hip-Hop

This week, Upper Hutt Posse get, quite rightly, inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame.
Atereano Mateariki
11.11.18
RACISM

This New Zealand Lecturer Gets Hate Mail For Doing His Job

Police are investigating the racist rants that turn up in Vini Olsen-Reeder's inbox.
Kahu Kutia
10.29.18
NEW ZEALAND

Coca-Cola Attempts To Use Māori, Actually Writes 'Hello, Death'

The PR stunt has, at least, has gained the company a lot of press.
Zoe Madden-Smith
10.16.18
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

New Zealanders Tell Us Why They're Marching for Te Reo Māori

"It fills me with hope for the world."
James Borrowdale
9.13.18
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Dudley Benson On How Te Reo Māori Enriched His Life As a New Zealand Artist

"It was clear to me that I needed that foundational strength of te reo Māori."
Dudley Benson
9.9.18
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

The Problem With Pushing for Te Reo Māori in Every Space Available

Mainstream New Zealand's interest in Te Reo is (thankfully) growing, but we need a richer and deeper understanding of the language.
Kahu Kutia
9.9.18
Zealandia

There is a Beautiful Synergy Between Heavy Metal and Haka

How Alien Weaponry's track 'Raupatu' contains the rage and wairua [spirit] of the ancient Māori art form.
Geneva Alexander-Marsters
7.4.18
Zealandia

WATCH: Alien Weaponry's Thrash Metal Karakia to the World

Check out VICE NZ's documentary on the headbanging teen advocates for Te Reo Māori.
VICE Staff
7.4.18
News of Zealand

News of Zealand: We Could Get to Vote on Marijuana Earlier Than Planned

Government contemplates bringing referendum forward to next year. Plus popular Te Reo classes and the EU trade deal.
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VICE Staff
5.22.18
NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand is “Racist as Fuck,” Taika Waititi Says

And the numbers that show he’s basically right.
VICE Staff
4.9.18
News of Zealand

News of Zealand: More Poor Families Needing Food Grants

Plus bike lane controversies, and the Prime Minister in the Pacific.
95 bFM
VICE Staff
3.4.18
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