Nau mai, Haere mai ki te pae tukutuku rauemi reo Māori!

Welcome to our webpage for te reo Māori resources.

You will find all sorts of taonga (treasures) to help you make te reo Māori part of your every day life. On the first of each month there will be new content on this page that relates to the kaupapa (theme) of the month on the Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust maramataka (calendar). So check it out regularly!

Tinana (body)

It’s useful to learn and use the kupu Māori for parts of the tinana. Click on the links below for some helpful resources:

Kōrero ki a pēpi / Language with baby

Waiata

Check out the links below for waiata to listen to / sing with tamariki:

Kēmu

Below are some fun kēmu (games) you can play with tamariki in te reo Māori:

MATARIKI & NGĀ MIHI - Greetings for special occasions

Photo courtesy of Piripi Smith, Ātea a Rangi Educational Trust, www.atea.nz

Celebrate Matariki

There are lots of ways to celebrate Matariki.

  • In Hawke’s Bay we have Ātea a Rangi, the star compass at Waitangi Regional Park, Awatoto, Napier. For more info on events run by Ātea a Rangi Trust, see their website and Facebook pages.
  • Ngāti Kahungunu also run events, see their website here.
  • There is an event at the MTG Museum in Napier on 21 July 2019.

Matariki

There are lots of great resources for Matariki, click on the blue links below for:

Ngā Mihi – Greetings for special occasions

You can write greetings in te reo Māori in cards, Facebook posts, texts etc. For some great ways to mihi for all sorts of occasions, such as birthdays, weddings, Mother’s / Father’s day, births etc  check out this link.

There are some awesome te reo Māori greeting cards you can buy from