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!
Marae Bilingual Chart Set
Two bilingual charts in this set - one chart shows a photo of a whare nui with labels in Maori and Engligh. The second chart lists the names of the key parts of a marae welcome
6 Matariki Star Crafts - diy Thought
Today we have found 6 Matariki star crafts. Matariki also called the Pleiades is a group of stars which signals the Māori New Year which is commonly celebrated in New Zealand. The group of starts rises in New Zealand’s midwinter during June. In recent years Matariki has become a way to celebrate Maori culture and brings together all […]
Masterpiece Monday & Art Around the World - Day #10 - Maori of New Zealand
Today for a Masterpiece Monday and Art Around the World two-fer, we're traveling to New Zealand to learn about the Māori people, who are the indigenous Polynesian peoples of New Zealand. They have a rich
Maui and the Sun- Art
This artwork was completed with a Year 1 & 2 class as part of a Māori Myths and Legends unit. We read “How Maui Slowed the Sun” by Peter Gossage and did some drama activities before…
Mr Hauiti taught us how to say a Pepeha. This is a greeting in Maori that we could use when we are meeting a group of people for the first time. Here is Hayze's Pepeha Kia ora tekau ma whitu Hello Room 17 Ko Hayze toku ingoa My name is Hayze Ko Allan toku papa My Dad's name is Allan Ko Lisa toku mama My mum's name is Lisa Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa Thank you all.