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Ma whero ma pango ka oti ai te mahi

He could be a psychologist, businessperson or environmentalist – but no matter what, 22-year-old Logan Williams hopes to make his mark on Aotearoa’s innovation scene. The Christchurch entrepreneur has been selected to take part in an inaugural start-up accelerator programme, Kōkiri, to help turn his ideas into an innovative start-up business.

He waka eke noa

In the 2013 census, 21.3 percent of the population identified themselves as being able to converse in Māori, continuing a downward trend for the language. Now, in an effort to keep the language alive for generations to come, local brands are marking Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) with some lessons.