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He akoranga ā-ipurangi reo Māori, tikanga Māori utu-kore.
Kaysha Whakarau has been a care and protection social worker for Oranga Tamariki in Lower Hutt for the past four years after graduating from Massey University.
Massey University and the MidCentral District Health Board | Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua have signed a deal that will help address the growing demands in the health sector to increase knowledge of te reo Māori.
It is estimated the funding will provide 250 participants with training over two years and help place 50 rangatahi into internships.
A study on the motivations of non-Māori to learn te reo Māori suggests Pākehā identity is increasingly tied to acquiring a deeper knowledge of, and ability to speak, the indigenous language.