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Ākona Te Reo Māori

Resources which support the learning of the Māori Language

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa offers programmes specific to Te Ara Reo Māori (the language learning pathway).

On-line resources supporting learning Te Reo Māori, include:

He Kupu o te Rā

This is a site that will send you a kupu (word) each day with a translation and in a sentence.  The website also has easy to follow basic grammar, word tests and useful information about Te Reo.  To sign up for the daily email go to: He Kupu o te Rā.

Te Whanake

Te Whanake is a set of textbooks, study guides, CDs, teachers' manuals and a dictionary for learning and teaching Māori language. This website also provides access to a further range of associated free online resources for independent learning and interaction.Kōrero Māori.

Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori

Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori/Māori Language Commission’s Language Gateway for all learners of Te Reo. Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori is for everyone who wants to speak the Māori language, or learn more about it.  You can find interactive conversations, language resources, and advice to help you increase your knowledge of Te Reo Māori.

Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI)

Study the basics of the Māori Language, through online video movie lessons. Learn to korero or speak Te Reo Māori and get links to Māori Language resources and organisations to help you.

TKI is a bilingual portal and web community which provides quality-assured educational material for teachers, school managers, and the wider education community. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Education.

Support for Māori integration in daily lives

This site is designed to support families who want to start using te reo Māori more often in their daily lives. It's about more homes speaking Te Reo Māori to ensure the survival of the language into the future.  Go to Kotahi Mano Kāika for an extensive list of online activities, downloadable resources, interactivities etc. to support every level of language learner.

Learning Media

A good online dictionary offering Māori to English and English to Māori translations.
www.learningmedia.co.nz/ngata