The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board seek to strengthen and enhance te reo o Maniapoto. This will be achieved through collaboration with a number of stakeholders including Te Reo Irirangi o Maniapoto, Maniapoto kura and kohanga reo along with a number of other education providers and government departments.

Te Reo Projects

Te Rautaki Reo a te Nehenehenui Strategy

Our priority is to seek funding to implement the Te Rautaki Reo a Te Nehenehenui Strategy priority work programme. Once funding has been secured the Te Reo Advisory Group (Te Tumu) will be reconvened and a work programme initiated.

View Strategy Here

Other Projects

2016-17 Highlights and Milestones

  • Project launch of Te Kawenata o Maniapoto me ōna hapū maha wānanga
  • 192 repo/puna mapped in the Maniapoto rohe Ngā Repo o Maniapoto Projects
  • Continued increase of repository of Maniapoto language, knowledge and history (Ngā Taonga Tuku Iho) with: 1029 cumulative total of Geographic Information System (GIS) sites completed to date

2015-16 Highlights and Milestones

  • Re-established Te Tumu (Te Reo Māori o Maniapoto Roopu)
  • Established a Paepae Āwhina roopu
  • Initiated the design of a Maniapoto-centric curriculum for use in local schools
  • Repatriation of taonga as a registered collector of taonga tūturu; Patu Aruhe
  • Started repository of Maniapoto language, knowledge and history (Ngā Taonga  Tuku Iho) with: 381 cumulative total of Geographic Information System (GIS) sites completed to date (including Ngā Repo o Maniapoto Project)
  • A total of 76 mapped sites in 2016-16

E Tū Maniapoto App

E Tū Maniapoto app was launched in 2017 and is a user friendly, free to download app packed with features to keep people informed on what’s happening with the iwi me ōna hapū maha.

  • Get the latest updates direct to your device
  • Find out when there are hui near you
  • Access hui live streams
  • Participate in live chat
  • Share your feedback and complete iwi member surveys
  • Listen to Maniapoto iwi radio station, Te Reo Irirangi o Maniapoto live 24/7

You can download the E tū Maniapoto app from the Google Play store for Android Phones, and for Apple iPhone from the App store, or just click one of the links below.

App Store
Google Play

Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa – The National Library of New Zealand has provided a range of online resources to support learning te reo Māori at all levels — ranging from beginners to those wanting to update their knowledge and practice, through to fluent te reo speakers.

To view these resources click here