This is what the Speech Research @ UoA group has been upto …
Māori Speech Hui and Technology Workshop in media
June 25 2021
Media release talking about Māori Speech Hui and Workshop: https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/news/2021/06/25/maori-speech-hui-aims-to-enhance-te-reo-through-speech-technolog.html
Speech group @Hobbiton
April 9 2021
Jesin James preesented the te reo Māori code-switching detection system that is being developed by the speech group at the New Zealand AI Research conference @ Hobbiton.
More details: https://www.ainz.ai/speakers/
Peter J Keegan is ready to be a synthetic voice
April 18 2021
Peter has kindly recorded 831 sentences in New Zealand English. Our student Pallavi Nibhadhe is busy developing a synthetic voice with these recordings.
Speech group @LangSoc conference
February 10 2021
Speech Research Group members actively participated at the New Zealand Lisnguistic Society conference. Link to our talks: Jesin James, Isabella Shields, Catherine Watson, Justine Hui,Brooke Ross