Tūtū Kā’ika Te Reo
Speakers can stand tall & convey their message by whatever means. We are continuing to develope the Reo initiative that was a great success in previous years. We were supported by many of the local w’anau, 'apu & Iwi. Groups such as Te Roopu Pukaakaa, Te Manawanui O Araukuuku, Nga Purapura o te Tai’auauru, WITT, Te Kupenga Matauranga o Taranaki, Taranaki Hard Core, New Plymouth District Counci land many other rooupu and the wider community.
Tūtū Kā’ika Te Reo is meant for all ages and levels of experience in preparation of their journey into W’aikōrero, for places such as W’anau hui-Ma’i, hui-Kura, hui-Manu Korero-Paepae, and higher education. The main focus is on Taranaki Reo, Taranaki Tikanga, language revitalisation and increasing recognition of the Māori Language. With this in mind we have created specific competitions for formal and informal speaking te Reo Ōpaki me te Reo Ōkawa for under 13s, under 21s as well as an open senior grade over the three day event that has been aligned with theTaranaki Puanga Festival in Waitara.
An integral part of Tūtū Kā’ika is the reintegration of Te reo Māori by exposing more people to te Reo me ona Tikanga o nga matua tupuna e nga wa katoa, offering and creating opportunities for increased exposure to it, encouraging people to use the language in everyday conversation, become more proficient and attain a higher level of fluency. Our goals are simple, Te Mana o te Reo, Te Ako o te Reo, Te Mārama Pū ki te Whakaora Reo, Te Kounga o te Reo me Te Körerotanga o te Reo
Tūtū Kā’ika Te Reo
An integral part of Tūtū Kā’ika is the reintegration of Te reo Māori by exposing more people to te Reo me ona Tikanga o nga matua tupuna e nga wa katoa, offering and creating opportunities for increased exposure to te reo, provide access to resources and encouraging people to use the language in everyday conversation to become more proficient and attain a higher level of fluency. Our goals are simple, Te Mana o te Reo, Te Ako o te Reo, Te Mārama Pū ki te Whakaora Reo, Te Kounga o te Reo me Te Körerotanga o te Reo
Te Reo Māori News
We are continuing the Te Reo initiative that was started in 2008, 2009, 2010, and was a great success. Run along side the annual Puanga Festival.
my role is to help place 3 or 4 year olds into, Kohanga Reo, Playgroups, Play centre, or Kindergarten
The event was a success this year, building on last year momentum we hosted over 60 contestants in the various sections of the competition. Our judges Kurt Komene, Matua Hemi & Mahara were fantastic and the Puanga committee look forward to working with them again next year as the event goes from strength to strength.
Taranaki Puanga Schedule for Kapa Haka, te reo & Idols for 2015 have been confirmed
The project is greatly supported by those near and far with the number of participants and supporters growing each year, we have aligned ourselves with the Annual Taranaki Puanga Festival which has been successfully running for the past ten years and supports existing Language activities run within the Taranaki Region