Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori Bundle
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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
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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

The Akomanga: The Special Aotearoa Classroom
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I was lucky enough to work with several groups of Beginning Teachers this week. One of the many things we touched on was classroom environment. *When you look around your akomanga, does it look like a classroom in Aotearoa? *Are … Read More

Kei Roto i te Moana: In the Sea
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It’s big, it’s beautiful, it’s te moana. How many classrooms have you been in where the topic is “The sea”? How many of those classrooms had kupu Māori or a Māori perspective visible? This is one of the easiest to … Read More

Te Huia. Gone But Not Forgotten.
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My favourite bird in the whole world is the huia.(Big call)From her white tipped blacky- purple metallic tail feathers to her long slender curved ivory beak. A beauty she must have been to watch in our ngahere. Teaming up with … Read More

Kaitiakitanga and Matariki
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Guardianship, stewardship, protection, preservation of taonga. In Te Ao Māori there lies a deep relationship between humans and the natural world. All life is connected. Everything has a “mauri” or life force. A stream has a mauri that enables fish … Read More

The Te Reo Maori Classroom
Te Huarere-te reo Māori Weather Unit
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I am finally able to offer te reo Māori products in $NZ for those of you who have asked. I’m also happy to say that this is a MULTIPLE LICENCE for yourself and other teachers at your school. This saves … Read More

Whakataukii Colouring Pages… the best!
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Growing up, one of my favourite hobbies was colouring in. I used those crayons that melt if you held them  tightly. I liked colouring in pencils but it took a long time to finish any big projects. I was okay … Read More

Manu maaori.. our native birds
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Manu māori-one of the names for native birds. Do you know the difference between Māori and māori? (If not you may find these useful.)They are so fascinating and beautiful-and yes there’s the odd cheeky one too. Some of them have … Read More

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