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Te Ao Māori gets Minecraft experience for Kiwi schools
What better way to inspire children to flex their tongue than to take the language directly to a popular classroom learning tool: Minecraft.
WhosOnLocation app now supports te reo Māori
At first glance, you might not think that a sign-in desk might be a likely place to celebrate New Zealand culture and heritage, but that’s now changing.
Google can now translate pics of te reo Māori
The update is the latest Google initiative to help make te reo more accessible for learners and non-speakers alike.
'Iwi Algorithm' can grow Aotearoa's mana
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei innovation officer Te Aroha Grace says AI can help to combine the values from different cultures to help grow Aotearoa’s mana and brand – and AI is not just for commercial gain.
Spark strengthen ties with Māori Language Commission
The two have signed a mahi tahi Memorandum of Understanding for Spark to continue providing digital support for the promotion of te reo Māori.
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga empowers Māori cultural research
NPM says the platforms are also designed to deliver innovation in significantly challenging research areas.
Lack of financial support for Māori entrepreneurs leaves businesses struggling
Māori entrepreneurs are being held back from financial success due to issues with accessing finance, managing debt and wealth, and tax compliance.
Huawei and Vodafone launch sleek new Y series phones
“We are delighted to offer customers the chance to get their hands on one of these great new Huawei phones..."
Māori entrepreneurs invited to take part in first govt-supported accelerator programme
Kōkiri is the name of New Zealand’s very first government-supported business accelerator programme for Māori, and it's looking for 10 participants.
Artificial intelligence and robots draw hundreds of Kiwi entrepreneurs to innovation event
The event featured a stellar line-up of established and emerging innovators...
Sold-out innovation event set to motivate and inspire Maori entrepreneurs
"Matariki XPonential is about providing opportunities to meet like-minded Māori entrepreneurs, learn from one another, and build connections."
Ākina Foundation issues final call for Māori entrepreneurs who want to experience SEWF 2017
Māori entrepreneurs who’d like to attend this year’s Social Enterprise World Forum in Christchuch have until July 31 to apply.
Royal recognition for digital education innovator
Long time champion for Māori and education recognised in last week's Queen's Birthday Honours. Pat Snedden joins the Order of Merit for his services.
Budget 2017 supports more te reo digital resources
"This funding will accelerate the design and delivery of localised curriculum resources to support te reo Māori for Ākonga, kaiako and Kāhui Ako."
Te reo digital literacy essential for equitable future
"We want to ensure our digital learning is equitable, purposeful and based on excellence for diverse students and families."
Māori digital startup finalists prepare to meet judges
"It’s vital that we work to encourage more Māori into the thriving technology and innovation sector & build capacity by encouraging more involvement."
Northland kura to get $19 million upgrade for modern learning spaces
The two projects will bring flexible teaching spaces to enable a modern learning environment & technology that will help connect Māori students.
Auckland-based Animation College proves popular in Rotorua
“For them it allows generations to come back home and contribute to the iwi and community.”
Kiwi innovators: Entries for the Māori innovation comp close soon
The competition aims to attract more Māori to the digital economy by helping emerging innovators turn their creative ideas into reality
Digital learning supported in New Plymouth school upgrades
“It’s essential that students with learning support needs receive the same educational opportunities as their peers..."
Kiwi competition aims to stimulate economic involvement & innovation in Māori
“Ideas should have the potential to create economic opportunities for Māori and other New Zealanders, as well as be considered for the export market."
Chinese execs to experience 'wayfinding' approach to Maori business style
“We’ll be asking, what can Chinese bring for Māori, and what can Māori bring for Chinese? How can we strengthen and learn from each other?"
Samsung develop te Reo Māori language pack for printers
"Having the ability to operate the printers in te Reo Māori fits perfectly with the values of our organisation."
Ministry of Education and Hika bring te reo Maori to early education
New Zealand early education services (ECE) are eligible to receive free access to the Hika Lite Maori Language Application.