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Communtity Law Manual | Taonga Māori | Te reo Māori (English version)

Te reo Māori (English version)

Māori language rights

What this chapter covers

This chapter explains about:

  • your right to speak te reo Māori in all law courts in Aotearoa/New Zealand
  • what you’ll need to do to notify the court staff that you want to exercise this right
  • when, and how, you can get court documents translated into te reo.
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