Draft Te Reo Policy: Te Tauihu

The Council would like your feedback on our draft te reo policy to make te reo more visible in Wellington.

Status Open
Start date 5 February 2018
Closing date 5.00p.m., 12 March 2018
A waka at sea.

Te reo Māori is an integral part of who we are as a country and as a city. We want to lead the way in making this part of the cultural fabric of our city.

About the policy

The draft policy is a public statement of Council’s commitment to te reo Māori, an acknowledgement of the mana of Māori culture and values, joint history and the whakapapa of our rohe / region. 

Action plan

We’ll be developing an action plan to put the policy into practice and we’d like to get your ideas on that, too.

Proposal document

Alternatively, the document is available from:


To give Council your feedback, read the proposal document above and complete the submission form below. 

The deadline for feedback is 5pm on Monday 12 March 2018.

The submission form is also available in a printable version which you can post:

Printable Submission Form (60KB PDF)