You don't need to learn how to speak perfect, formal te reo Māori to help normalise the language of Aotearoa - you can do it one word at a time.
At the end of this three-minute power te reo Māori lesson you'll know five key words and how to use them.
On Friday our tutor, Anton Matthews, will be live on Stuff at 12.30pm to answer any questions from this week's lessons.
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Auckland and Waitakere already have the courts, now Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced one for Hamilton.
"It's not like any court you have ever experienced before," Alcohol and Drug Community Support Trust director Stephen King has previously said. "It's almost like a quasi therapy, but it does have the power of the district court judge there."
Did you know about the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment court? Read more here. What do you think?
The lineup for this summer's arts festival was revealed at a special gathering at Turtle Lake on Wednesday night.
There are more than 50 performances ranging from opera to immersive theatre to K-pop and many other forms of artistic expression.
The performance venue list has also expanded. It will now include the Meteor and Clarence Street theatres, Garden Place and Victoria On The River.
What do you think of the festival lineup?
Read all the details here.
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