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Sweet & Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders - one of the best things we ate last week. Only 4 simple ingredients - chicken, bacon, brown sugar and chili powder. They only take about 5 minutes to make and are ready to eat in under 30 minutes. Sweet and salty in one bite!
Matariki – Māori New Year 2016
Matariki - the Māori New Year - will take place on Pipiri 6 June 2016. During Matariki we celebrate our unique place in the world. We give respect to the whenua on which we live, and admiration to our mother earth, Papatūānuku. Our theme for Matariki 2016 is Akoranga: Teaching and learning - Te Kete…
Ko te whānau o Matariki: Matariki education resource 2015 - Part 2 | Te Papa’s Blog
During the coldest time each year the Matariki star cluster comes rising up for the first time in the eastern sky. This occurrence marks the beginning of an important time of year – the Māori New Year. In this series of blogs, Te Papa Education hopes to introduce you to each of the seven membersRead more
Matariki Fact Recall
We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades. There are several hundred stars but only seven of them can be seen. Matariki is a traditional Maori New Year. Matariki is celebrated with education and sharing ideas. Matariki is a time for remembering people you've lost.
Domestic Reo 17 “Kei a wai?” [Shapes, nga āhua]
It has been a while since I posted one of these. Today I brought home some old kēmu [games] from Kohanga Reo to sort them out and fix them up. The game is called “Kei a wai” and is in…
33 Maori Words Every New Zealand Learner Should Know
These 33 te reo Maori words are a great way to introduce The Treaty of Waitangi. With the whakatauki as a centre to your word wall, this resource will make a great focal point for any unit about "People". The study of Maori history-Te takanga o te wa, meets the aspirations of the NZC the curriculu...