Story: Te reo Māori – the Māori language

Launch of Māori Television

Māori Television was launched in 2004, and has provided a platform for showcasing Māori culture and revitalising te reo Māori.  In 2008 Māori Television set up a solely Māori-language channel called – appropriately enough – Te Reo.

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Rawinia Higgins and Basil Keane, 'Te reo Māori – the Māori language - Ongoing work, 1980s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/41092/launch-of-maori-television (accessed 25 June 2019)

Story by Rawinia Higgins and Basil Keane, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Sep 2015