Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search


Te reo Māori must be a core curriculum topic

10 September 2018

Me toka te reo Māori hei kaupapa ako matua i te marautanga ki ngā kura katoa i mua i te 2025, tā te Pāti Kākāriki kōrero

Tā te Pāti Kākāriki kaiārahi takirua mahi, tā Marama Davidson, he whakaū tonu i te ngākau titikaha o te Pāti kia horapa te ako o te reo ki ngā kura, ā i pāohotia ka mahi tahi ngā Kākāriki me te rāngai mātauranga ki te whakarite i tētehi mahere kia tū ai te reo Māori hei kaupapa ako matua.

“Ko tō mātou whakakitenga kia reorua ai te whenua, me tau te noho me te kaha tautoko a te katoa ki te reo Māori e tutuki ai. Nō mātou te haepapa kia kaua e ora noa iho tō tātou reo taketake, engari kē kia ora rawa atu i Aotearoa, ko te pōwhiri i ngā tamariki katoa ki te ako i ngā kura tētehi ara papai e ū ai tēnei kaupapa,” tā Marama Davidson kōrero.

“Ko te kaupapa here reo a te Pāti Kākāriki he mea whakarite ngātahi e ngā mūmū kaiako Māori, e ngā mūmū reo Māori, e ngā uniana kaiako anō hoki.”

“Ko tā tātou mahi ināianei ko te mahi tahi ki ngā kaiārahi o te rāngai e pā ana ki ngā whakaritenga e ū ai te reo hei kaupapa ako matua i ngā kura katoa”.

“Kua kite i te mūhore o ngā Kāwanatanga i roto i ngā tau. Kua kore te Kāwanatanga e whakatakoto i tētahi tūāpapa pakari, e taea ai e ngā kura te reo te whakaako tika. Me pērā ināianei, e puāwai ai tō tātou reo ātaahua tuatahi i Aotearoa nei”.

“Kei te mihi i tā tēnei Kāwanatanga whāinga kia ū te reo whānui ki ngā kura katoa i mua i te 2025. E kōkiri ana Te Pāti Kākāriki i tētahi ara e ū ai te reo hei kaupapa ako matua i te marautanga.”

“Me tautoko tēnei ngākau titikaha ki te reo ki ngā kaupapa e piki ai ngā āheitanga o ngā kaiako. E manawanui ana te Pāti Kākāri ki te horapa o te reo ki ngā kura, ā, ko tā te Pāti Kākāriki kaupapa here, he whakatakoto i te mahere whānui kia taea ai te whakatinanatanga”.

Te reo Māori must be a core curriculum topic in all schools by 2025, say Greens

Green Party Co-Leader Marama Davidson has re-affirmed the Party’s commitment to universal te reo in schools, and has announced that the Greens will now work with the education sector on a plan to make the language a core curriculum subject.

“Our vision of a bilingual nation will only be reached when all of us are comfortable and confident with te reo Māori. We have a responsibility to ensure that our indigenous language not just survives, but thrives in Aotearoa, and introducing all children to it at school is one of the best ways to make that happen,” Marama Davidson said.

“The Green Party’s comprehensive te reo policy was developed in conjunction with Māori educators, Māori language experts, and the teacher unions.”

“Our next step is to work with leaders in the sector on the practicalities of making te reo Māori a core curriculum subject in all schools”.

“We’ve seen a failure of leadership from successive Governments. Government has never delivered robust infrastructure so that schools can properly deliver te reo. We need this to happen now, so that our beautiful first language thrives in Aotearoa.

“We welcome this Government’s aim to have comprehensive te reo in schools by 2025. The Green Party is leading the way towards making te reo a core curriculum subject.”

“This commitment to te reo needs to be fully supported by initiatives that increase teaching capability. The Green Party is committed to universal te reo in kura, and Green party policy lays out the broader plan to make this a reality.”


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Tax Working Group’s Road Map

Trying to analyse the interim report on the Tax Working Group (TWG) is like trying to review an entire All Blacks game, but at the half- time mark.

With so much still to be finalised, Sir Michael Cullen and his colleagues are going to need all the All Blacks’ fabled finishing skills to get a coherent, fiscally neutral package together by the February 2019 deadline. More>>


Meth Testing Report: Housing NZ "To Right Wrong"

Phil Twyford “Housing NZ acknowledges that around 800 tenants suffered by either losing their tenancies, losing their possessions, being suspended from the public housing waiting list, negative effects on their credit ratings or, in the worst cases, being made homeless.” More>>


No Reshuffle: Meka Whaitiri Removed As A Minister

Meka Whaitiri will be removed as a Minister with immediate effect... The decision was made after receiving a report into an incident that occurred on 27 August in Gisborne, involving Meka Whaitiri and one of her staff. More>>


Pay Equity Bill: Making History For Women’s Pay

The Equal Pay Amendment Bill, introduced to the House today, will make it easier for workers to make a pay equity claim , using a more simple and accessible process within New Zealand’s existing bargaining framework. More>>


Suffrage 125: NZ A Trailblazer For Women

“We acknowledge the work of Kate Sheppard, Meri Te Tai Mangakāhia, and all of the suffragists who tirelessly campaigned for the vote… Today we also need to ask each other: how we can continue to make our country a fairer and better place to continue the legacy of the suffragists.” More>>


Asylum: Refugee Quota Increasing To 1500

“The quota increase will take place from July 2020. In the meantime, we will work to increase the number and spread of refugee resettlement and support services. We need to make sure we’re prepared for this change in policy.” More>>





InfoPages News Channels