Tāwhirimātea Williams receives MNZOM

He kikopuku anō mō te reo, mō ōna iwi, mō te mātauranga Māori i tohua e te kāwana tianara i Tāmaki Makaurau.

Ko Tāwhirimātea Williams i whakamihia e āna tauira o Te Wānanga Takiura o Ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori i tēnei ahiahi, mōna i tohua hei mema o Te Kāhui Hiranga o Aotearoa - he tohu i tukuna hei whakanui i ōna tau whā tekau ma whitu e mahi ana i roto i ngā kura, hei kaiako, hei tūmuaki, hei kaiako kapahaka toa, hei kaipara i te ara rūmaki reo, hei pou hoki mō te hunga e pīkoko ana ki te whakaako i te reo.