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Media Release
01 June 2021

Te Mātāwai in partnership with Te Pae Motuhake o Te Tai Tokerau wishes to advise the opening of the Te Tai Tokerau 2021-2022 Investment Round. One of the statutory functions of Te Mātāwai is to deliver initiatives and programmes that contribute to the implementation of the Maihi Māori Strategy so that the Māori Language is restored as a nurturing first language.

The investment round is now open, and it will close at 11:59pm on Monday the 2nd of August 2021.

The Statement of Intent for Te Mātāwai 2021-2024 has just been refreshed, and so for this year’s Investment Round, Te Mātāwai would like all applications to align with our five strategic outcomes which focus on whānau wellbeing, intergenerational transmission, immersion domains, reo movements, and national identity.

The Te Tai Tokerau Investment plan developed by the Pae Motuhake has several outcomes to support and grow the Māori language in the region.

Te Waihoroi Shortland, Te Mātāwai board member for Te Tai Tokerau says, “We want to increase the implementation of language strategies at marae, amongst whānau, and encourage more language summits. At the end of the day, we want to embody these strategies so that our language aspirations are fulfilled.”

Please visit Te Mātāwai Investment Programme to register and to complete an online application to deliver, receive or expand upon Māori language revitalisation aspirations. 

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