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Māori language

Kia ora everyone, practise your reo Māori and speak to your whānau and friends.

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Introduction

Nau mai, haere mai ki te Wiki o te reo Māori – Māori Language week runs from 27 July–2 August 2015. The kaupapa for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2015 is ‘Whāngaihia te reo Māori ki ngā mātua.’

Student Activities

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Interactives

Have a go at these interactives in te reo Māori. (They are also in English if you get stuck.)
http://www.wicked.org.nz/Interactives/Te-reo-Maori

Learn the Māori alphabet:
http://www.maorilanguage.net/alphabet/index.cfm

Practise some of these new words:
http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/culture/maori-language-week/100-maori-words

Test your knowledge about the history of Te Reo Māori in New Zealand:
http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/node/6061/quiz/start/0a0f0ee7559c2f120eeb0bbaeaccc88a

Sing along with these well known Māori waiata:
http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-resources/Hei-Waiata

Use these resources to check your use of te reo Māori:
http://www.learningmedia.co.nz/ngata

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Teacher Information

Here are some links to information and resources to support the teaching and learning of te reo Māori.
http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-resources
http://www.korero.maori.nz/news/mlw
http://www.korero.maori.nz/news/mlw/ideas
http://www.korero.maori.nz/news/day.html
http://www.maorilanguage.net/
http://www.maorilanguage.net/pronounce/index.cfm
http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/culture/maori-language-week
http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/culture/maori-language-week/history-of-the-maori-language
http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media_gallery/tid/91
http://www.tetaurawhiri.govt.nz/english/resources_e/list_placenames.shtml
http://www.tetaurawhiri.govt.nz/english/pub_e/booklets/index.shtml
http://www.tetaurawhiri.govt.nz/english/pub_e/classroom/booklet.shtml 
http://www.learningmedia.co.nz/ngata
http://www.maorispellchecker.net.nz/

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