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
Te Ara Reo wiki 7 [wāhanga o te rā/ parts of the day]
Our aim is to use these descriptions of the natural world in our everyday kōrero instead of using time measurements. Eg: I oho aku tamariki i te Ata hāpara (My kids woke up at dawn). Pō / Night At…
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.
Food karakia – A Maori prayer
Everyday just before eating our lunch a child shares a Food Karakia – a Maori prayer. The child shares each line and the rest of the class repeat it. After we’ve finished the Karakia we…