max
°
min
°
Location:
COLOR-Waatea logo 2016-final

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

08:00pm - 11:00pm
Ed Sheeran

English default threat to Māori learners

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

More Stories

Te Māngai Pāho wants more content made for rangatahi - but it doesn't know what they want.

Chief executive Larry Parr says that's one of the challenges of a new request for proposals for rangatahi-focused digital content.

But he says it's critical to get young people engaged with te reo Māori.

"Even our rangatahi that are brought up in immersion environments are defaulting to English in this new media landscape. They are not engaging with our traditional platforms, they are going to new platforms, and we are not getting Māori content into those new platforms quick enough," Mr Parr says.

Te Māngai Pāho is also looking at different ways of assessing proposals, and in its previously-tendered Snap Reo round it is giving people a chance to prototype ideas and test them with rangatahi workshops.

 

Copyright © 2019, UMA Broadcasting Ltd: www.waateanews.com

Korihi Dates

flu cmdhb apr 2020

TRM Classes
NLC - One More Try - (feat Stanley T) [Official Video]
Will Green voters surprise in Te Tai Hauauru
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: There are a couple of electorate battles this election that will have a dramatic impact on the result.
Why is Oranga Tamariki so bad and why is the Government so hellbent on defending it?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Last week, Newsroom published a devastating critique of Oranga Tamariki management and work culture.
The most Progressive Government would be a Labour-Green-Maori Party Government
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Progressive voters who want to see transformational policy have one fear this election, that Winston Peter's crosses the 5% threshold and Labour needs him to form a Government alongside the Greens.
0
TMP2
           

Submit

Glossary

 

Subscribe

Enter your email address to receive regular updates from Waatea News.
  • fb

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

08:00pm - 11:00pm