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Te Waka Reo: National Language Policy > 2012 > November

ISSN 1178-0967 November, 2012
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Registrations now open for NZ Diversity Action Programme 2013
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Now is the time to let us know the diversity projects and programmes
that you plan to undertake in the coming year. These may be similar
projects to the ones you did this year, or new initiatives.

Samoan Language Week 2013 theme announced
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The date and theme of Samoan Language Week 2013 have been announced.
The week will take place from Sunday 26 May to Saturday 1 June (Samoan
Independence Day).


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Serious crash highlights need for DHBs to have contingencies in place
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Rotorua students were called in to act as translators after a serious
car crash near Reporoa in October.

Pacific Languages Framework Published
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs has published the Pacific
Languages Framework.

Tokelau Language Week
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The first Tokelau Language Week was launched on Te Vagana Tokelau (Niu
FM/531pi) national radio programme on 28 October with official
community events held from Monday 29 October through to Sunday 4

Tokelau Language Week

Palmerston North City Council move towards bi-lingual website
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

A website software-platform improvement has enabled the Palmerston
North City Council to make a substantial move towards its goal of a
bi-lingual website.

Palmerston North City Council

Te Reo M¨¡ori in Australia
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Recent news items have highlighted the number of M¨¡ori and the use of
Te Reo M¨¡ori in Australia. More te reo is being spoken in Australia as
growing numbers of Maori use their native language, but the shift
comes with warnings about sustainability.

Bahasa Indonesian now available at Language Line
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

There¡¯s good news for the more than 3000 Indonesians in New Zealand.
>>From now, they¡¯ll be able to use their own language Bahasa Indonesian
when they have business with government agencies.

Newly designed website ¨C The World of Chinese ººÓïÊÀ½ç
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The World of Chinese is a bi-monthly English magazine and web portal
dedicated to Chinese language and culture.

the world of chinese

Interpreters Needed: Wellington and Christchurch
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Interpreting New Zealand is recruiting now for its next Wellington and
Christchurch introductory interpreting courses starting in February

Interpreting NZ

Community Languages Association of New Zealand (CLANZ)
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The Community Languages Association of New Zealand (CLANZ) recently had its AGM.

Applications open ¨C Teacher Professional Development Languages Programme
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

If you are a teacher of Chinese, Cook Islands M¨¡ori, French, German,
Japanese, Vagahau Niue, Gagana Samoa, Spanish, Gagana Tokelau or
Tongan, TPDL is for you.

Confucius Institute at VUW aims at teaching Chinese in Community Schools
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The Victoria University Confucius Institute is working with four North
Island community based language schools to promote Chinese language

Marlborough Migrant Centre ¨C Interpreters Database
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The Marlborough Migrant Centre (MMC) is a not-for-profit community
organisation supporting migrants and newcomers; and the wider local

Marlborough Migrant Centre

Mandarin Corner ººÓï½Ç
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Sessions are held at 3.15pm on Saturdays during school terms at Room
103, 24 Kelburn Parade, Victoria University of Wellington.

Joint End of Year Dinner ÁªºÏÄêÖÕÍí²Í Wellington Chinese Language School and
Mandarin Corner »ÝÁé¶ÙÖÐÎÄѧУôߺºÓï½Ç
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The Wellington Chinese Language School and Mandarin Corner will hold a
joint end of the year dinner on Saturday, 8 December from 6.30pm
2012Äê12ÔÂ8ÈÕ6ʱ30·Ö at the Dragons Restaurant, 25 Tory St, Wellington

M¨¡ori Language Week 2013
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo M¨¡ori has announced the dates and theme for Te
Wiki o te Reo M¨¡ori 2013.

Ako-e i roto i Te Marautanga o Aotearoa ¨C M¨¡ori Medium e-learning
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Ako-e i Roto i te Marautanga o Aotearoa will be held from 15 to 18
July 2013 at the West Plaza Hotel Wellington.


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