Kia Ora! I am on a MISSION to have te reo Māori spoken in every classroom in Aotearoa. This pae tukutuku (website) is to tautoko those many kaiako who are both teaching and learning te
Korowai of Knowledge
Fab Five have been busy creating feathers for our Korowai (cloak) of Knowledge. The feathers have the te reo Maori vocabulary we have come across in our Matariki readings and research that were new to us. Each student worked on their individual feathers and they looked pretty neat but when all our hard work was combined into the cloak, we thought it looked pretty amazing!
Waitangi Day Story Book
A story book for New Zealand years 2-4 (aged 6-9) that introduces and explains the Treaty of Waitangi and Waitangi Day in language young children can understand. Ideal for the start of your discussion on Waitangi Day. NOTE: This book does not cover every single thing that happened before, during or after the Treaty was signed. Please look at the preview which features all of the book to see if this resource meets your needs. This 7 page book helps students understand-what the Treaty is-what…
Tuia 250 ki Tōtaranui
Tuia 250 ki Tōtaranui. In 2019, New Zealand will mark 250 years since the first meetings between Māori and Europeans during James Cook and the Endeavour’s 1769
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.
Māori Shapes - Blackboard Jungle
CODE: VT15M Ähua - Shapes Promote and encourage Te Reo Maori in your class environment or learning centre with this...
ECE and Primary Teachers/Educators
Maori and Samoan Design Resource Kits (Scroll down for Ideas for Using Kits) Early-Learning: Maori Design Resource Kit, Samoan Design Resource Kit - suitable for Year 0-1 Primary/Pre-School/Kindergarten/Home Educators/Aoga Amata/Kohanga Reo. Middle-Senior: Maori Design Resource Kit, Samoan Design Resource Kit - suitable for Year 2-8 Primary/Intermediate. \ Maori and Samoan Design Resource Kits: Ideas for Use Pre-Literacy Skills/Colouring -in: Exercising fine-motor skills for holding a…
Opening and closing Karakia
The Treaty of Waitangi is an inherent part of our practice where Tikanga and te reo are woven into the fabric of our day...here are our karakia to open and close the day.
Te Reo Maori Classroom Decor Set Posters Colours Numbers Birthdays Labels
This Te Reo Maori Classroom Decor Set includes a large range of Word Posters, Birthdays Charts, Months of the Year, Colours, Number, Days, Months, Classroom Labels, Welcome Signs and more for your New Zealand Bilingual or Maori classroom.This set is made in restful watercolours for instant impact an...
Incy Wincy Spider Display Poster - English/Te Reo Māori
This great display poster is perfect for your classroom nursery rhyme display! Features the English and Māori translations.