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Te reo Māori new titles

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Discover the latest te reo Māori language books for kids and adults. This list updates when we add new titles to the collection.

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Expanding world, new country  by Graeme Ball

Expanding world, new country

Graeme Ball

Book

"The first section of Expanding World, New Country, (EWNC) tracks the transformation from the earliest origins in the long-range Polynesian migrations, which brought the ancestors of the Maori to New Zealand. The text draws on the latest scientific,....

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Purū kororā pōuri  by Norah Wilson

Purū kororā pōuri

Norah Wilson

Picture book

Ruru the Morepork tries to comfort Blue the Penguin when Blue is sad, but discovers that it's not always easy to take care of someone.

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Te Haka a Tānerore  by Reina Kahukiwa

Te Haka a Tānerore

Reina Kahukiwa

Book

Story about the first haka, as a dance performed by the young boy Tānerore for his mother.

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Te taiao huri noa= The world around us. by Katie Kool

Te taiao huri noa= The world around us.

Katie Kool

Book

"It's a big wide world out there, full of curiosities and wonderments that catch the eyes of Kiwi kids. This latest book from the dynamic duo of Katie Kool and Cindy Tan showcases delightful illustrations of familiar items with their English and Te Reo...

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Tauhou. Vol. 1  by Erin Forsyth

Tauhou. Vol. 1

Erin Forsyth

Book

"He kaupapa whakataki tēnei puapuka mō tētahi kaupapa haere tonu e whakahiato ana i ngā pikitia o ngā kararehe me ngā tipu, tae atu ki ngā mōhiohio hira ki te āhuatanga māmā. Ko te koronga o te tohunga toi ehara ko ngā āhuatanga hira anake o ngā momo...

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Ētahi karakia Bahá'í  by 1817-1892 Baháʼuʼlláh

Ētahi karakia Bahá'í

1817-1892 Baháʼuʼlláh

Book

A selection of Baha'i prayers and devotional writings revealed by Baháʼuʼlláh, the Báb, and Ábdu'l-Bahá.

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Raumati  by Christine Dale

Raumati

Christine Dale

Book

"The smell, sound, taste, feel and sights of summer are featured in a delicious list of adjectives in both Maori and English - designed to extend vocabulary and encourage a love of language. See the skay, wide and windy. Titiro ki te rangi whānui, ra...

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Ko tōku whānau = My family  by Katie Kool

Ko tōku whānau = My family

Katie Kool

Picture book

Come and meet the members of this special family.

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Titiro ki ngā mahi ka taeae ahau! = Look at what I can do!  by Katie Kool

Titiro ki ngā mahi ka taeae ahau! = Look at what I can do!

Katie Kool

Picture book

Come and see all the activites this family can do.

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Anei taku wheua = Here is my bone  by Katie Kool

Anei taku wheua = Here is my bone

Katie Kool

Picture book

A young dog discovers some exciting things about life.

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Ka taea e aha u= I can  by Katie Kool

Ka taea e aha u= I can

Katie Kool

Picture book

A young girl discovers she can do all sorts of activities around the home.

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E toro haere ana mātau = We are going places  by Katie Kool

E toro haere ana mātau = We are going places

Katie Kool

Picture book

A young child visits various places with her parents.

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Te Whare Tāre  by Katherine Mansfield

Te Whare Tāre

Katherine Mansfield

Book

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Te Pukapuka o nga Inoi, me era atu tikanga a te Hahi o Ingarani mo te minitatanga o nga hakarameta, o era atu ritenga hoki a te Hahi, me nga Waiata ano hoki a Rawiri, me te tikanga mo te motuhanga i te pihopa, i te piriti, i te rikona. by Church of the Province of New Zealand

Te Pukapuka o nga Inoi, me era atu tikanga a te Hahi o Ingarani mo te minitatanga o nga hakarameta, o era atu ritenga hoki a te Hahi, me nga Waiata ano hoki a Rawiri, me te tikanga mo te motuhanga i te pihopa, i te piriti, i te rikona.

Church of the Province of New Zeala...

Book

"This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning...

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Whiti te rā!  by Patricia Grace

Whiti te rā!

Patricia Grace

Book

"The haka 'Ka Mate' was composed by Te Rauparaha, a chief of Ngā̄ti Toa Rangatira, and this is the story of this haka. Te Raupara is pursued by his enemies and fears for his life. At Lake Rotoaira, he is hidden in a kūmara pit, and Te Rangikoaea, a...

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He mīharo te manu  by Sharon Holt

He mīharo te manu

Sharon Holt

Picture book

Singalong book, showcasing New Zealand native birds, designed to teach Te Reo Maori. Includes English translation, activity ideas, guitar chords, and curriculum links.

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Haere tonu  by Sharon Holt

Haere tonu

Sharon Holt

Picture book

Singalong book about cleaning up, designed to teach Te Reo Maori. Includes activity ideas, guitar chords, and curriculum links.

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Te papakupu o te reo matatini = A Māori language dictionary of literacy learning.

Te papakupu o te reo matatini = A Māori language dictionary of literacy learning.

Book

"He pukapuka hei āwhina i te pouako e whakaako ana i roto i ngā kura reo Māori. Kei konei ngā kupu motuhake e hāngai ana ki ngā mata tini o te reo me te whakaako i te reo."--Publisher description.

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Te tipitipi moana a Kaia te korora  by Jo Van Dam

Te tipitipi moana a Kaia te korora

Jo Van Dam

Book

"Koinei te ra mo te haerenga nui a Kaia te korora me tana koro. Ko wai ma te hunga ka tutakina e raua, I a raua e tere haere ana I Tikapa Maona I Tamakimakaurau, I tua atu hoki?"--Back cover.

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Tamainupo  by Kimai Huirama

Tamainupo

Kimai Huirama

Book

"This book has been written for whanau, particularly our rangatahi, in the hope that we might come to know, celebrate and connect to our shared history and identity, as descendants of Tamainupo. The resource contains whakapapa, illustrated stories, photos...

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Te pohū  by Sacha Cotter

Te pohū

Sacha Cotter

Picture book

A young boy wants to create his own perfect dive-bomb into the water, and with the help of his grandmother, he finally discovers the secret.

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Korikori teacher handbook  by Chris Winitana

Korikori teacher handbook

Chris Winitana

Book

This bilingual resource package is designed to introduce "children to the Maori language and culture through the universal medium of music and song"-- Teacher handbook.

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Te Hokorua a Hineteiwaiwa by Paora Tibble

Te Hokorua a Hineteiwaiwa

Paora Tibble

Graphic novel

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Speak to me. Family = by Jenny Chapman

Speak to me. Family =

Jenny Chapman

Picture book

Shows basic signs and words for " father", "mother"," more", "milk", "food","finished" and "change nappy."

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Speak to me. Animals = by Jenny Chapman

Speak to me. Animals =

Jenny Chapman

Picture book

Shows basic signs and words for common animals.

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Speak to me. Home = by Jenny Chapman

Speak to me. Home =

Jenny Chapman

Picture book

Shows basic signs and words for "home", "clothes", "drink", "car".

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Te hinga ake a Māui i te ika whenua  by Donovan Bixley

Te hinga ake a Māui i te ika whenua

Donovan Bixley

Book

Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of Maui fishing up North Island! The traditional tale but with Donovan's unique twist and trademark humour. The pictures will be bright and bring their own level of humour to the book.

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Huka-piata me ngā para pātiotio  by Geraldine Brophy

Huka-piata me ngā para pātiotio

Geraldine Brophy

Book

"Ko Huka-Piata me te Para-Pātiotio he auaha-whakangahau, ko tāna e takune ai ka kawea te kaupapa o te kaitiakitanga ki ngā tamariki me o rātou whānau. Kua tuhia e Geraldine Brophy mā ngā tamaiti 4-9 te tau. Kua tūria te paki-tiaki-whenua ki Taitā, he...

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Ko Flit, te Tirairaka Te Rerenga i He  by Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merewether

Ko Flit, te Tirairaka Te Rerenga i He

Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merew...

Picture book

Flit the baby fantail is not allowed to fly. Stay here, little Flit. Your wings are not strong enough for flying, say Ma and Pa Fantail. Stay safe inside the nest. But Flit is bored. And hungry. A tasty mozzie lures him out of his nest. I CAN fly,y he...

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Taurite Maori  by Trent Hohaia

Taurite Maori

Trent Hohaia

Picture book

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Tu meke Tūī!  by Malcolm Clarke

Tu meke Tūī!

Malcolm Clarke

Picture book

"Motuhake ana ngā āhua rerekē o Tere Tūī, o Taitū Takahē hoki : tērā ka whai ki te tītakataka me te koromiomio i te rangi, tērā anō ka pai ake ki te ngāeheehe ki te ururua ote ngahere. Tu Meke Tūī, he paki hoahoa, he paki mātātoa, he paki tūhura tonu...

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Ngā whetū Matariki whānakotia  by Miriama Kamo

Ngā whetū Matariki whānakotia

Miriama Kamo

Picture book

"Behind dusty orange hills, where the sky stretches down to the sea, theres a magical, wild, windy place called Te Mata Hapuku. Sam and Te Rerehua love to visit their Grandma and Poua at Te Mata Hapuku (aka Birdlings Flat). They like to collect agate...

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Ko kiwi mā  by Ngaere Roberts

Ko kiwi mā

Ngaere Roberts

Book

Written in Te Reo Maori with images of New Zealand flora and fauna, accompanied by a brief sentence using the word. Designed to help babies through to younger children to focus and recognise word shapes and phrases.

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Te reo o ngā toi = A Māori language dictionary of the arts.

Te reo o ngā toi = A Māori language dictionary of the arts.

Book

"He pukapuka hei āwhina i te pouako e whakaako ana i ngā kura reo Māori. Kei konei te puna kupu e hāngai ana ki ngā toi, arā, ko toi ataata, ko toi puoro, ko toi rēhia. He rārangi kupu Māori - Ingarahi, Ingarahi - Māori. He whakamārama i te takenga nai...

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Kiwi Tahi raua ko Kiwi Rua  by Stephanie Thatcher

Kiwi Tahi raua ko Kiwi Rua

Stephanie Thatcher

Picture book

"Kiwi One and Kiwi Two have been asleep in their burrows all day, and now that it's night time, it's time to play! Soon all the other animals join in the fun, but the breaking of dawn means bedtime for the two little trouble-making kiwi. How will all...

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Ka maumahara tonu  by Sharon Holt

Ka maumahara tonu

Sharon Holt

Picture book

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Ngā pepeha o te takere nui  by Anaha Hiini

Ngā pepeha o te takere nui

Anaha Hiini

Book

Provides pepeha (short recitations which point out significant features within particular areas of tribal boundaries, and which also denote the prestige of chiefs and traits of kin groups) for each marae within Te Takere Nui (Rotorua district).

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A Māori word a day  by Hēmi Kelly

A Māori word a day

Hēmi Kelly

Book

"A Māori dictionary for all New Zealanders. Through its 365 Māori words, you will learn the following: English translations; word category, notes and background information; Sample sentences, in both te reo Māori and English"--Publisher information.

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He kete Whakawaitara

He kete Whakawaitara

Book

"Ko te kete whakawaitara, he kete whakairo. He kete i waihangahia mai i te Whareporahau o Hineteiwaiwa. Ko ngā tuhinga kōrero kai roto i tēneki pukapuka i whaowhia mai ki te kete whakawaitara a Hineteiwaiwa hai whātui i ngā rauhī whakatara ā-rangahau....

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Hāngi  by Manu Te Awa

Hāngi

Manu Te Awa

Book

Shows how food is cooked in a hāngi.

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Pāhiketepāoro  by Manu Te Awa

Pāhiketepāoro

Manu Te Awa

Book

Players' movements in the game of basketball are depicted.

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Te rito  by Hēni Jacob

Te rito

Hēni Jacob

Book

"Te Rito is the follow-up to Mai te kakano. Retaining the style and format of the earlier book, it offers an extensive range of sayings, vocabulary and example sentences. There are expressions featuring parts of the body, as well as sections on emoti...

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Pūkaki  by Paul Tapsell

Pūkaki

Paul Tapsell

Book

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Ngā puoro ngāhere  by Lindy Kelly

Ngā puoro ngāhere

Lindy Kelly

Book

Jordan learns about Māori musical instruments, including a putorino, hue puruwai, tuaroria and koauau. Includes instructions for making a porotiti.

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