General matters Appointments and Honours • Robin Hapi has been appointed to the board of Callaghan Innovation – the new Government ‘Advanced Technology Institute’ (ATI). • Last week we advised 2013 New Year’s Honours’ list recipients for ‘Service to Māori’. The Honours’ list also contained some other Māori for services in differing areas. We have identified the [...]
Head of tikanga at the University of Waikato’s School of Māori and Pacific Development, Te Kahautu Maxwell has been appointed to Te Paepae Motuhake, an independent panel reviewing the Māori language sector.
Te Rōpū Whakahau (Māori Librarians and Information Association) spokesperson Ms Alice Heather, claims Ministry of Education policy preventing public libraries and schools from accessing its Māori language resources is preventing the promotion of Te Reo.