Ka whakanui a Kete i te reo Māori — Kete celebrates te reo Māori

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Kia kaha te reo Māori. This week, throughout Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (11—17 September), the Kete Books homepage is again published in te reo Māori.

We are also very excited to welcome back Ruth Smith (Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki, Ngāti Porou, Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Kahungunu) as guest editor. Keep an eye on Kete for her compelling review selection and editorial.

All week, Kete will feature reviews of new and exciting books by Māori authors, reviewed in te reo Māori with links to English language versions or translations.

 Mō ngā pukapuka i Aoteroa — ki te reo Māori.

All about books in Aotearoa — all in te reo Māori

Guest Editor — Ruth Smith

2023 marks Ruth Smith’s second year guest editing Kete during Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori (read Ruth’s 2022 editorial).

Ruth is a parliamentary translator and interpreter. She has worked as a broadcaster, presenter and commentator for Māori television and radio and is the translator of Puripāha, the te reo Māori edition of Witi Ihimaera’s Bulibasha.

Read more about Ruth here.

E whakanui ana i ngā pukapuka me te reo Māori.

Celebrating books and te reo Māori.

Kete newsletter: Te Wiki o te Reo Māori special edition

A special Māori language edition of our newsletter, gathering together the week’s reviews and editorial, will go out to subscribers on Thursday 14 September before midday. If you don’t yet have plans for Te Wā Tuku Reo Māori — the Māori Language Moment set for midday on 14 September — reading about incredible new books, by some excellent reviewers and young readers in te reo Māori could be a great way to mark the moment.

Our Te Wiki o te Reo Māori edition Kete newsletter will also feature a special book pack giveaway, with many of the books reviewed across the week included in this prize draw.

Connect with Kete in Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Connect with the Kete group on join us here

We’ll also be posting news and reviews on Kete’s social media pages, in te reo Māori, throughout the week. See what we’re up to on social and connect with us on: