Post by Kiwi Frontline on Sept 15, 2020 3:42:16 GMT 12
MĀORI PARTY WANTS NZ RENAMED AOTEAROA, ALL CITIES TO TAKE MĀORI NAMES BY 2026
The policy announced sets out to ensure New Zealand's name is changed to Aotearoa and that all Pākeha place names, cities and towns will be replaced with their original Māori ingoa (name) by 2026.
The Māori Party's policy for te reo Māori:
• Change New Zealand's name to Aotearoa by 2026.
• Replace all pākeha place names, cities and towns to their orignal Māori ingoa by 2026.
• Invest $50m into the establishment of a Māori Standards Authority; an independent statutory entity whose role will be to audit all public service departments against cultural competency standards, including the monitoring and auditing of lanugae plans.
• Establish Te Marama o te reo Māori.
• Double Te Mātāwai funding ($28m).
• Remunerate primary and secondary schools and kaiako based on their competency of te reo Māori.
• Ensure that te reo Māori and Māori history are core cirriculum subjects up to Year-10 at Secondary Schools.
• Invest $40M for early childhood to secondary school kaiako to develop their reo.
• Require all primary schools to incorpoate te reo Māori into 25% of their curriculum by 2026 and 50% by 2030. • Invest $20m into the development of te reo Māori resources.
• Require all state funded broadcasters (workforce) across all mediums to have a basic fluency level of te reo Māori.......