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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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Te rataka a tama hungoingoi  by Jeff author. Kinney

Te rataka a tama hungoingoi

Jeff author. Kinney

Book

"He kino ra te noho a te tamariki. Ko Greg Heffley tetahi e mohio pai ana ki tenei. Being a kid can really stink. And no one knows this better than Greg Heffley. In this brilliant translation of Jeff Kinney's bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Heni ...

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He puna kupu, he manawa aa-whenua Waikato-Tainui.

He puna kupu, he manawa aa-whenua Waikato-Tainui.

Book

"The first ever Māori dictionary specific to the Waikato-Tainui dialect"--Publisher information.

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Whakarongo ki ō tūpuna = Listen to your ancestors  by Darryn Joseph

Whakarongo ki ō tūpuna = Listen to your ancestors

Darryn Joseph

Picture book

"As a wise teacher grows older, she encouages her students to learn from the example of famous ancestors. She gives the next generation simple messages of days gone by: getting into nature, letting go of anger, anxiety and stress, and standing strong...

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Te rātaka a tētahi kōhine  by Anne Frank

Te rātaka a tētahi kōhine

Anne Frank

Book

"Diary of Anne Frank from 12 June 1942 to 1 August 1944 while she, her family and four other Jews were in hiding in Amsterdam from the Nazi German occupiers of the Netherlands, during World War 2"--Publisher information.

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He huarākau  by Sharon Holt

He huarākau

Sharon Holt

Picture book

A children's song introducing Māori language vocabulary for different kinds of fruits, and promoting healthy eating.

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Picture dictionary  by Sharon Holt

Picture dictionary

Sharon Holt

Book

Picture dictionary for children introducing words and phrases in te reo Māori. Includes pronunciation tips.

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123  by Lynley Dodd

123

Lynley Dodd

Picture book

"Learn to count tatau in Māori and English with the help of mischievous Hairy Maclary and his rollicking gang of friends"--Page 4 of cover.

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Colours  by Lynley Dodd

Colours

Lynley Dodd

Picture book

"Learn ngā tae, all the colours of the rainbow, in Māori and English with the help of mischievous Hairy Maclary and his rollicking gang of friends"--Page 4 of cover.

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Taurite Maori  by Trent Hohaia

Taurite Maori

Trent Hohaia

Picture book

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Te kūmara  by Wiremu Tāwhai

Te kūmara

Wiremu Tāwhai

Book

"At the start of 2012 Enviroschools completed production on two educational resources to share knowledge of traditional Maori practices in the cultivation, harvesting and storage of kumara. The resources are designed as a complementary package compro...

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Ko Flit, te Tīrairaka, me ngā Hēki Muna  by Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merewether

Ko Flit, te Tīrairaka, me ngā Hēki Muna

Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merew...

Picture book

Flit has found some eggs ... but whose could they be? It is a misty morning in the forest. Flit the fantail chick is practising his landings. Flap, flop, slip, FLIP. Flit slips on something slippery and round. He has stumbled upon eight rubbery white...

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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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There's a tui in our teapot = He tūī kei rō tīpāta  by Dawn McMillan

There's a tui in our teapot = He tūī kei rō tīpāta

Dawn McMillan

Picture book

"There's a tui in our teapot. He's looking out at me. A tui in the teapot? Yes ... he wants a cup of tea! A tui and his various friends including takahe, kea, korimako (bellbird), pukeko and hoiho (yellow-eyed penguin) invade the family kitchen, getting...

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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

This book follows a young girl who asks her grandfather about his grandfather, who served at Gallipoli. In a gentle way, the book pulls together many threads about remembering those who have passed away. At the end, the girl and her grandfather find a...

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