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Matariki water paint and glitter art


Matariki is a great time of year to celebrate and learn more about Maori culture. One way we’re doing this in our family is through story books. My Daughter and I read The Seven Kites of Matariki by Calico McClintock and this inspired us to create a night sky art project with the 7 kites of Matariki in it. Continue reading »

Fun Māori Phrases to Use at Home With Your Whanau

Fun Maori phrases

09 September to 15 September marks Māori Language Week 2019.  This year we commemorate 44 years of Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) – what an amazing achievement! Continue reading »

Learning Te Reo Māori

Learning Maori

One of the things that makes Aotearoa/New Zealand special is the Māori culture and language. Although it is only spoken in New Zealand, the Māori language (Te Reo) is a beautiful language and is a taonga (treasure).

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Kohanga Reo

Kohanga Reo

At Kohanga Reo all education and instruction is delivered in te reo maori (Maori language).  Learn more about Kohanga Reo and how it works in our article. Continue reading »

Māori Language Week

Maori Language Week

Māori Language Week is a week where New Zealanders both here and overseas are encouraged to recognise and practice the Māori language – Te Reo.

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Matariki the Māori New Year – 2019


Matariki the Māori New Year, is rich with tradition. Discover the importance of Matariki, and explore ways that you can celebrate the Māori New Year with your family. Matariki is officially celebrated on 25 June 2019. Continue reading »

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