He karapa ki ngā tatauranga mō te reo Māori i te tau 2014

*Scroll down for an English translation Te Kupenga I te tau 2013, ka whakahaerehia e Tatauranga Aotearoa tētahi uiuinga i te iwi Māori mō te noho ora o te iwi Māori. Ko Te Kupenga te ingoa o te uiuinga nei. I roto i te uiuinga tēnei pātai, ‘He pēhea tō kaha ki te kōrero Māori i ngā kōrero o ia rā?’ Anei ngā whakautu i horahia:
  • he pai rawa atu (ko te tino nuinga o ngā kōrero o ia rā ka taea e au te kawe ki te reo Māori)
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