M A T A R I K I 2018

Many kaiako are looking for new activities and resources to acquire deeper understandings of Matariki. There is so much information available now and with some creativity there is no need to have to resort to just colouring in a bunch … Read More

Are you wanting to have a more interesting and balanced te reo Māori programme? Would you like to have more te reo ideas for your reading tumble/programme? Does integrating a “Wonder Wall” into your te reo programme interest you? Aligned … Read More

***Happy Waitangi Day FREEBIE 2018 ***

Briscoes have commemorated Waitangi weekend by having a big sale! I have commemorated by making these cool table tents! I have always loved these in class. One option is for the tamariki to write their names on the front and … Read More

Writing a Pepeha

Te Aho Arataki Marau mō te Ako i Te Reo Māori – Kura Auraki Curriculum Guidelines for Teaching and Learning Te Reo Māori in English-medium Schools: Years 1-13 1.4 Communicate about personal information, such as name, parents’ and grandparents’ names, iwi, hapū, mountain, and … Read More

It’s the Season….

Wow! Another year of epic mahi from teachers. From what I have seen there has been a huge increase in te reo Māori and Tikanga in mainstream kura. Everyone benefits! Aotearoa pride. As a child Christmas time was a time … Read More

Te Wiki advertiser:Emoji Tiki!

I couldn’t help myself. I just love  flags, and with these guys…lol! Celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori with Emoji Tiki! “Welcome and how are you?” signs ·         Nau mai haere mai-welcome ·         Te wiki o te reo Māori”_Māori … Read More

Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori Bundle

Flags, banners, pennants whatever you call them, I am hooked on them! As a resource they are a good way to introduce your new kupu. For example the weather flags have a picture of the weather type and the word. … Read More

Te Reo Maaori Workshop

I am really happy to offer this workshop in the October school holidays. Yes that’s right non-teachers. Teachers work in their holidays! My focus will be on  exploring with you, some fun and creative ways of integrating te reo Māori … Read More

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