Writing a Mihi
Everything flows from the mountain, through the river. Then the people settle, so this is the order in which we say our mini. Below is the template we have used to write our mihi's.
Kapa Haka Commands - Blackboard Jungle
CODE: VT56M Brilliant to encourage a rich language programme and learning environment. Best value English and Maori language posters available...
Whakatauki Term 3
At Otonga, we learn a new Whakatauki (Māori proverb) each term, and explore ways that we can depict the meaning through our learning, and social interactions. This term, our focus is team work, and working together. Room 8 are very good at pronouncing our Whakatauki, and saying what it means. Ka Rawe!
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33 Maori Words Every New Zealand Learner Should Know
These 33 te reo Maori words are a great way to introduce The Treaty of Waitangi. With the whakatauki as a centre to your word wall, this resource will make a great focal point for any unit about "People". The study of Maori history-Te takanga o te wa, meets the aspirations of the NZC the curriculu...
Common Maori Classroom Phrases Charts
23 common commands and 6 common questions are listed on this fantastic chart in both Te Reo and English. Ideal for introducing everyday Maori language into classrooms
A Beautiful Maori Blessing
A friend recently shared this Maori blessing on facebook. I thought it so beautiful I wanted to share it with you. The Maori words are beautiful to the ear and the translation is poetic and calming…