The Māori are the Indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. They arrived from Polynesian islands before 1300 AD. They are the first known inhabitants of New Zealand before the Europeans arrived in the early 1800s.
Breaking: September 11-17 are the confirmed dates for the next Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2017.
The theme is ‘kia ora te reo Māori.’