Te Reo Māori Curriculum

Te Reo Māori Door Hangers



What a nifty way to learn and use more te reo. Having so many door handles, hooks and even cupboard handles will give you plenty of places to hang these beauties on. (You can even use plastic removable hooks).

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In the classroom or office, these kīwaha (idioms) and simple phrases will come in handy. They are a significant part of te reo Māori and your learners can have fun illustrating their own! There are 20 that can either be back to back or singular.



You never give up

Kāore koe mō te tuohu

You’re (3 or more) the best!

Kei runga noa atu koutou

You’re awesome

Koia kei a koe

Y.O.L.O (You only live once)

Ehara i te tī

Keep giving it heaps

Kia kaha tonu rā

Well done

Tino kino te pai

Give it heaps



Ka mau te wehi

You bet

E mea ana koe


Tau kē

Ētahi atu rerenga whai take (other phrases)

Nau mai haere mai


Kuhu mai

Enter-come in

Kaua e whakapōrearea mai.

Don’t disturb.

Pātōtō mai, ka kuhu mai ai.

Knock and come in.

Kei te pukumahi mātou i roto nei.

We are working hard in here.

Come back. I’ll be available in 5 minutes.

Hoki mai anō. Ka wātea ahau hei te rima meneti.

Take your shoes off.

Tangohia ō hū.

Knock, I’ll be right with you.

Pātōtō mai, kāore au e roa.

Come in if you have a good idea.

Kuhu mai me he whakaaro pai tōu.

Spread the laughter and enjoyment around your environment and have additional fun illustrating and making them your own.

These are really lovely.

Also available-Door hangers for home conversations.



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