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 Upcoming
Start date 6 February 2018
Closing date 5.00p.m., 12 March 2018
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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 the 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

  • Statement of Proposal (xxxKB PDF)  | Text version (xxxMB RTF)

Alternatively, the document is available from:


To give the 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.