Tātaiako Competencies – Blackboard Jungle

An excellent poster for teachers to use in the classroom to describe the competencies that underpin Tataiako.

Classroom Treasures: How are you? Kei te pēhea koe?

Classroom Treasures: Māori Resources I can take the roll using this - one of my practicum teachers did this!

Manaakitanga is also the most appropriate Māori concept to articulate the nation’s role in hosting Rugby World Cup 2011. Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori has developed a Manaakitanga phrase booklet to assist you in understanding this theme more. It also provides tips and hints about how you can participate in and celebrate the theme for 2011. The booklets are free and you can order one from our Kōrero Māori website: http://www.korero.maori.nz/resources/shop.html

Manaakitanga is my Maori name given by the Ratana elders. While manaakitanga is but a singular word, it’s important to note that it does not have a singular meaning or application. Manaakitanga and…

Te Mirumiru / Collingridge & Smith Architects - This design is an early childhood building for a Maori tribe (Ngāti Hine) in Kawakawa, New Zealand. The brief called for a building which would not only accommodate the clients tamariki (children) but teach them about their culture and customs on a daily basis whilst having a minimal impact on the environment.

Gallery of Te Mirumiru / Collingridge And Smith Architects (CASA) - 1

Built by Collingridge & Smith Architects in Kawakawa, New Zealand with date Images by Simon Devitt. This design is an early childhood building for a Maori tribe (Ngāti Hine) in Kawakawa, New Zealand.

Treaty of Waitangi for kids

Meet Whetū Marama and her Koro (grandfather) as they find out about Te Tiriti o Waitangi. He aha to mea nui o te Ao He tāngata,…

Te reo Māori resource-Treaty of Waitangi. Explores the principles and how to use them in your teaching practice.

We all know the importance of reflecting the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi in the classroom, but what exactly does this mean and how do we know if we’re getting it right? Michele Coxhead, from The Māori Classroom, explains.