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.
‘Papatūānuku – the rhythm of the land’
Papatūānuku, the earth mother in Māori tradition, is seen as the birthplace of all things. This painting is by Victor Tukuafu, who is of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Tongan descent.
Map of New Zealand's Māori Iwi (tribes)
From NZTE's Māori Cultural Kit for people wanting to do business with Māori organisations, a map showing tribal boundaries of New Zealand's Māori iwi.
Maori Bookmarks to Make and Colour
A big shout out to Renee who leads a Canadian Girl Guide Brownie group. I'm really sorry these got here late - but here they are nonetheless. A mock-up of what they might look like. You can make them plain (one-sided).... Maori Bookmark Page 1 ...or make them double-sided... Just print and cut lengthwise as shown in the mock-up. Maori Bookmark Page 2 Have 'em plain or colour 'em. Just click on the pics to download... :) M
Lovingly handcrafting unique, creative & beautiful kiwi resources!
A simple set of action cards to match the Māori version of "Hokey tokey!' You put your right hand in, you put your right hand out, you put your right hand in, and you shake it all about, you do the hokey tokey, and you turn yourself around, that's what it's all about! The cards are in Māori (with a brief English translation), and were designed for my hard-working-musically-minded-Mum to hold up for her students to see as the song progresses. The cards contain the key words from the lyrics…