From the 10th to the 16th of Mahuru 2018, Riccarton High School will be celebrating Te Wiki o te Reo Māori and support the Mahuru Māori challenge.
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa (TWoA) gamers pitted their reo Māori skills alongside the best players in New Zealand in a LPL “Night Squad” broadcast of the world’s most popular video game, Fortnite.
Te Puni Kōkiri Chief Executive Michelle Hippolite says the Ministry is proud to support Mahuru Māori – an initiative that challenges people to only speak te reo Māori for the month of September.
Springlands Primary School teacher Craig Sedgwick is passionate about normalising te reo in schools and tries to use Māori as often as he can to increase student exposure to it.
For the first time staff at Waikato Regional Council have taken up the Mahuru Māori challenge to speak Māori during the whole month of September.
Kōrerorero meaning conversations, is an interactive learning tool developed to teach te reo Māori through listening, repetition and learning vocabulary and phrases that can be easily introduced into real life situations.
Te Reo Māori is a Māori language dictionary that is easy to use by searching for Māori or English words. As well as English meanings, it has example sentences with translations for many entries.
Introducing Kupu, a Spark-sponsored app that uses the camera in your phone to instantly translate objects into te reo Māori.
Ko Wiriwiri rāua ko Kina is an interactive bi-lingual app that draws on the history of the establishment of the first school in Aotearoa, which opened in Rangihoua, Bay of Islands in 1816.
This tool has been created to support Waikato Regional Council staff to grow their Māori language skills and protocol knowledge base.