Learning te reo Māori is a journey that requires you to leave your comfort zone and isn’t confined to the walls of a classroom.
Following the maramataka, this year’s Mahuru Māori challenge will begin on Friday, 15 September and finish on Saturday, 14 October.
The Mahuru Challenge is now open for 2023! There’s still plenty of time to register for the month-long challenge, which follows the maramataka (Māori lunar calendar), and will run from Friday, 15 September to Saturday, 14 October.
Mahuru Māori is over for another year, but the learning journey is one that never ends. Thanks for being part of the Mahuru Māori movement and keep up the kōrero.
Fifty of the best judged entries will be chosen by Ministry of Education. Each winner will receive two prize packs for themselves and the toa reo Māori │te reo champion they’ve nominated.
Mahuru Māori founder, Paraone Gloyne speaks with Scotty Morrison as he gears up for this year’s Mahuru Māori challenge.
From our packaging to the weather, te reo Māori is becoming more prevalent in New Zealand, and now people are being encouraged to practice their speaking skills with a new challenge.
The workplace can be a great environment to use and learn te reo Māori with your colleagues. By sharing the use of te reo Māori at work, you’ll gain confidence in yourself, encourage others to grow what they know and put the language to use on contextual settings.
Te Pīnakitanga o te reo Kairangi graduate Nikau Reti-Beazley (Ngāpuhi), enrolled in the Level 7 Diploma in Ōtepoti to improve his grasp on te reo and what he discovered was not only a new extended whānau to practise kōrero, but also an opportunity to visit some of the stunning marae in the wider Otago area.
Troy Kingi has revealed that the reo Māori version of his third album Holy Colony Burning Acres will be released by Matariki.