Ngā Tohu Reo Māori 2018 | National Māori Language Awards 2018

NTRM Logo 2018

Finalists in the Māori Language Commission’s 15th Ngā Tohu Reo Māori, the National Māori Language Awards, have been announced.


36 finalists have been selected from more than 150 nominations, the highest number received since the awards began in 2004. This year’s ceremony will be hosted by the Commission and will be held at Te Papa on 23 November.

Māori Language Commission Chief Executive Ngahiwi Apanui says the awards are an important event in the Māori language calendar and as well as recognising initiatives and activities which took place during the year, are also an opportunity to acknowledge long-term commitment by individuals and groups to Māori language revitalisation.

“This year’s theme was ‘Kia kaha te reo Māori’: ‘May the Māori language be strong’. These finalists show that yes, it is strong!”.

Categories this year include awards for individuals and groups, including arts and entertainment, education, business, media and broadcasting.

Ngā Tohu Reo Māori 2018 - Finalists

Iwi

2018 Finalists

Muriwai Maggie Jones
Paraone Gloyne
Te Rūnanga o Rangitāne o Wairau

Kaitautoko: Māori Television | Sponsor: Māori Television

Whānau

2018 Finalists

Oti te Nanekoti - Te Tāhuhu o Te Mātauranga

Kaitautoko: Te Papa | Sponsor: Te Papa

Rangatahi | Youth

2018 Finalists

Mahuru Māori - Fortnite - Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
Fly - Māori Television Giphy Channel
Rāhiri Wharerau and Wātene Campbell - Te Tauihu - Kaupapa Here te reo Māori Ambassadors

Kaitautoko: Vodafone | Sponsor: Vodafone

Takitahi | Individual

2018 Finalists

Kōrerotia Cory Ratahi
Lillian Hanly
Mike Hollings

Kaitautoko: Toi Aotearoa | Sponsor: Creative New Zealand

Mātauranga – Kaupapa Māori | Education – Māori Medium

2018 Finalists

Mindfulness Movement
Taringa Punua Pāoho - Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Kaitautoko: Te Tāhuhu o Te Mātauranga | Sponsor: the Ministry of Education

Mātauranga – Whānui | Education – Open

2018 Finalists

Kōrero Mai Trilingual Books
Mahuru Māori - Fortnite - Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood Education

Kaitautoko: Te Tāhuhu o Te Mātauranga | Sponsor: Ministry of Education

Kāwanatanga | Government

2018 Finalists

Environmental Protection Authority
New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Te Amorangi ki mua, Te Hāpai Ō ki muri - Rotorua Lakes Council

Kaitautoko: Te Pūni Kōkiri | Sponsor: Ministry of Māori Development

Pakihi | Business

2018 Finalists

Fush Uka - Anton Matthews
Tauhoko - Trade Me
Te Mātāpuna – Fonterra

Kaitautoko: Vodafone | Sponsor: Vodafone

Te Mahi Toi, Te Mahi Whakangahau | Arts and Entertainment

2018 Finalists

Mahuru Māori - Fortnite - Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Oti te Nanekoti - Te Tāhuhu o Te Mātauranga
We Bare Bears - Kiwa Digital

Kaitautoko: Te Matatini | Sponsor: Te Matatini

Ngā Mahi Pāpāho | Broadcasting and Media

2018 Finalists

Mahuru Māori - Fortnite - Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Ngā Tangata Taumata Rau -Te Waipounamu - Maui TV Productions
Sky TV - Tiki Towns

Kaitautoko: Te Māngai Pāho | Sponsor: Māori Broadcasting Funding Agency

Ngā Hapori Māori | Māori Community

2018 Finalists

Peka Peka ki Ōtaki - Fletcher Construction
Te Taku Parai
Tūranga FM

Kaitautoko: Te Puni Kōkiri | Sponsor: Ministry of Māori Development

Aotearoatanga | New Zealand Community

2018 Finalists

Kōrero Māori - Te Hiku Media
Te Puna o Te Ao Mārama Trust
This Is Me - Fly

Kaitautoko: Manatū Taonga | Sponsor: Ministry for Culture & Heritage

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori | Māori Language Week

2018 Finalists

Hīkoi Reo Māori - Whangārei - Te Kura Taitamawāhine o Whangārei

Kupu App – Spark & Te Aka Māori Dictionary
South Waikato Pacific Islands Community Services

Kaitautoko: Māori Television | Sponsor: Māori Television

Te Tohu Huia te Reo | Supreme

Ka pānuitia te toa Huia Te Reo ā te pō.
The winner of the Supreme Award is to be announced on the night.

Kaitautoko: Te Wānanga o Aotearoa | Sponsor: Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Ngā Tohu Kairangi | Special Commendations

Ka pānuitia ngā toa Ngā Tohu Kairangi ā te pō.
The winners of Special Commendation Awards are to be announced on the night.

Kaitautoko: Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori | Sponsor: Māori Language Commission

Te Tohu Oranga Angitu | Lifetime Achievement

Ka pānuitia te toa Tohu Oranga Angitu ā te pō.
The winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award is to be announced on the night.

Kaitautoko: Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori | Sponsor: Māori Language Commission

Kaitautoko | Sponsors

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