The KMK reo awards – Te Hokowhitu Toa o te reo – Our Champions of te reo. This year’s KMK reo awards recognise, encourage and celebrate our te reo champions – those who are making an outstanding contribution to the regeneration of te reo Māori within the Kāi Tahu takiwā, Te Waipounamu.

There are different categories from Papatipu Rūnaka reo champions, composers and whānau commitment to kaiwhakaako.

Nominations for the various categories are open to all New Zealand citizens however some of the categories are restricted to Kāi Tahu tribal members.

A pānui with further details including the nomination process will be distributed to all Papatipu Rūnaka and relevant community networks in due course.

KMK reo adards 2015