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Welcome to the Te Waipounamu Investment Plan

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“Kia ūkaipō anō ngā reo o Te Tai Tonga!”

What is the Te Waipounamu Investment plan?

The Te Waipounamu Investment Plan is intended to support the language
aspirations and goals of groups and individuals affiliated to the following Te Waipounamu iwi:

Ngāti Kuia - Ngāti Tama - Te Ātiawa - Ngāti Toa Rangatira - Ngāti Rārua - Ngāti Koata - Rangitāne o Wairau - Ngāti Apa ki Te Rā Tō - Kai Tahu - Ngāti Mutunga - Moriori

Iwi listed above appointed representatives to Te Pae Motuhake ki Te Waipounamu. 

Te Pae Motuhake is responsible for the development of the investment plan.  Te Mātāwai will support Te Pae Motuhake ki Te Waipounamu and monitor the plan and its implementation.

Ngā Aronga ā-Tahua – Funding Priorities

Understanding - Increasing our understanding and awareness about language revitalisation throughout Te Tai Tonga.

Engagement - Engaging our people in language revitalisation throughout Te Tai Tonga.

Collaboration - Collaborating more to realise shared language revitalisation aspirations.

Naturalisation - Hearing our language everywhere by expanding immersion language domains.

Acceleration - Increasing proficiency and confidence by championing innovative language learning strategies.

The current members of Te Pae Motuhake o Te Waipounamu are:

Paulette Tamati-Elliffe (Te Mātāwai Board Member) Te Ahu Rei (Tokomaru Waka)
Harata Lynne Te Aika (Ngāi Tahu)
Kiwa Hammond (Moriori)
Nuki Takao (Tainui Waka)
Dina Kahaiali'i (Tainui Waka)
Janis de Thierry (Kurahaupō Waka)
Ward Kamo (Ngāti Mutunga ki Wharekauri)

If you have any enquiries regarding this investment plan please feel free to contact your Pae Motuhake member as listed above.

What will we see as a result of the investments?

-Iwi and regional collaboration opportunities.
-Iwi and regional champions identified.
-Increased awareness (promotion) of iwi/regional reo planning
and activities.
-Increases in iwi based immersion opportunities.
-Increases in iwi and community engagement.
-Increases in marae based immersion opportunities.
-Increases in reo ā-iwi focused activities/resources.
-Increases in people engaging in programmes (as learners and teachers).
-Increases in community and marae-based opportunities to learn and use te reo

Ngā Mātāpono - Principles

He Tai Tonga - One unifying tide flowing around Te Waipounamu and Rēkohu/Wharekauri.
He Wai Hono – One vision to realize our aspirations for therevitalization of our language
He Manu Inutai – An unwavering commitment to uphold the manaof each of our iwi, hapū, whānau, marae and reo communities

Ngā Whāinga – Aims

Kia wātea, kia mārama kia tōkeke ngā tukanga - Accessible, transparent and fair processes.
Kia hāngai ki ngā hiahia o ngā iwi - Targets iwi-driven aspirations.
Kia hāngai ki ngā hiahia o ngā iwi - Targets iwi-driven aspirations.
Kia tupu te reo, kia ora te reo, kia whanake te reo - Language growth, sustainability and development.

Ngā Hua – Outcomes

Awaken
Increased understanding of the benefits of language planning
More active language plans in place.        
More collaboration around promotion, planning and providing opportunities for language planning and activities

Engage        
More opportunities to accelerate engagement through language learning & language awareness
More iwi, hapū, marae, whānau and community-based opportunities to learn te reo
Strong language champions and role models are identified and supported

Transmit      
Increased usage within homes, marae and communities
Increased immersion settings and activities –iwi, marae, whānau, kaupapa
Increased access to, including generation targeted and reo ā-iwi focused, resources and learning opportunities

Ideally we would like your application to be in te reo Māori, however we will accept applications in English. If you have any queries, please contact your Pae Motuhake representative.

Now that you are familiar with this Te Waipounamu Investment Plan.  Go to our online investment management system Te Mātāpuna and register as an online provider then complete the online application process but remember you will need to ensure that your initiative or project aligns to this investment plan and meets the plans eligibiity criteria that is also aligned to the Maihi Māori Strategy