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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 haerenga  by Sharon Holt

Te haerenga

Sharon Holt

Picture book

A children's song introducing Māori language vocabulary for different parts of New Zealand.

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A Māori phrase a day  by Hēmi author. Kelly

A Māori phrase a day

Hēmi author. Kelly

Book

"A Maori phrase a day offers a simple, fun and practical entry into the Maori language. Through its 365 phrases, you will learn the following- - Everyday uses - English translations - Factoids and memory devices - Handy word lists Presenting the most...

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Reo ora : Level 1-2  by Kingi Robert J. Wiri

Reo ora : Level 1-2

Kingi Robert J. Wiri

Book

"Reo ora: a Māori language course : ko te pū, ko te more (Level 1-2) cover areas such as basic pronounciation, family genealogy, nominal sentences, counting and telling the time, verbal sentences, direct object markers, possessives, location, tenses,...

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Hoihoi turituri  by author Soledad

Hoihoi turituri

author Soledad

Picture book

Describes the different sounds made by animals and various objects.

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Tio tiamu  by author Kurahau

Tio tiamu

author Kurahau

Picture book

"Gentle, clever Toe Jam grows to be huge, and this causes a problem because his feet smell. The bigger he gets the worse the smell. Toe Jam is kind, but the people tease him and avoid him, and finally, they make him leave and live far away. Toe Jam never...

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Te rangatahi. 2  by Hoani R. (Hoani Retimana) Waititi

Te rangatahi. 2

Hoani R. (Hoani Retimana) Waititi

Book

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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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"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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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 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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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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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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Te taiao  by Sharon Holt

Te taiao

Sharon Holt

Picture book

"Children express their respect for the natural world in terms of respect for Pamaopatūānuku, Ranginui and atua Māori. Kaitiakitanga is integral to this" -- inside front cover.

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Matariki  by Rangi Matamua

Matariki

Rangi Matamua

Book

"In midwinter, Matariki rises in the pre-dawn sky, and its observation is celebrated with incantations on hilltops at dawn, balls, exhibitions, dinners and a vast number of events. The Matariki tradition has been re-established, and its regeneration ...

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He kura kāinga  by Kingi Kiriona

He kura kāinga

Kingi Kiriona

Book

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Ngā mahi tākaro a te Māori = Māori games  by Colin Deed

Ngā mahi tākaro a te Māori = Māori games

Colin Deed

Book

Pocket book of games Maori children may have played in pre-European New Zealand; with photographs and illustrations.

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Tira by Maisey Rika

Tira

Maisey Rika

Music CD

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Te Rongopai a Ruka = [The Gospel of Luke].

Te Rongopai a Ruka = [The Gospel of Luke].

Book

"This book includes two new Māori translations of the Gospel of Luke, alongside the current standard translation. They are both trial translations and reflect different translation styles. This publication is intened as a first step towards the goal of...

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Ngā mōteatea  by Jane McRae

Ngā mōteatea

Jane McRae

Book

Moteatea (sung laments) are at the heart of matauranga Maori or Maori cultural knowledge. They are the central strand of Maori poetry and song, a source of knowledge about tribal history and whakapapa (genealogy), and a living art form. Nga Moteatea:...

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Te Puna o te Kī  by author Te Puna o te Kī (Conference) (2nd : 2015 : AUT University)

Te Puna o te Kī

author Te Puna o te Kī (Conference)...

Book

"Tēnei te terenga tuarua a tō tātou kaupapa, a Te Puna o te Kī, e tutuki ai te kōrero i runga ake nei, 'me kōrero te reo Māori i ngā wāhi katoa'. Ko te pūtake o tēnei hui kia rangona te reo Māori, kia kōrerotia te reo Māori i ngā kaupapa katoa e hāngai...

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Te Reo Māori

Te Reo Māori

Book

"[The author's] vision for the book is to see it used by early childhood centres on a daily basis in very natural ways, emerging te reo Māori words and phrases into everyday life. This book is also excellent resource book for students, educators, parents...

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Toitū̄ te whare

Toitū̄ te whare

Book

"Ko te kaupapa o te whare tīpuna me te marae, he pupuri i ngā kōrero tuku iho a te iwi mai anō i ngā tīpuna. He wāhi hai wānanga tahi i ngā kaupapa. Ki te kore ō tātau whare tīpuna me o tātau marae ka ngaro atu tētahi wāhi nui tonu o tātau,...

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Te marautanga o Aotearoa.

Te marautanga o Aotearoa.

Book

Curriculum documents describing the essential knowledge, skills, values and attitudes appropriate to Māori-medium schools.

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He iti kahurangi  by Hēni Jacob

He iti kahurangi

Hēni Jacob

Book

Particles are often a source of difficulty to Māori language learners, but using these correctly is essential in order to create a Māori spirit and flavour within the sentence, so that it sounds sweet to the Māori ear, and to follow ngā tikanga o...

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Inia Te Wiata's Maori songbook by Inia Te Wiata

Inia Te Wiata's Maori songbook

Inia Te Wiata

Printed music

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Eruera Mānuera  by Onehou Phillis

Eruera Mānuera

Onehou Phillis

Book

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Tiketike Ngahuru  by Teanau Tuiono

Tiketike Ngahuru

Teanau Tuiono

Book

An educational resource exploring Maori seasonal and lunar calendars (maramataka) -- nicelines.co.nz

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Ngā tama toa = he toto heke, he Tipare Here ki te ūkaipo : Kamupene C, Ope Taua (Māori) 28 1939-1945 : i tuhia tenei pukapuka i roto i te reo Māori  by Monty Soutar

Ngā tama toa = he toto heke, he Tipare Here ki te ūkaipo : Kamupene C, Ope Taua (Māori) 28 1939-1945 : i tuhia tenei pukapuka i roto i te reo Māori

Monty Soutar

Book

Translation into Maori of the highly successful English edition published in 2008. Nga Tama Toa: The Price of Citizenship offers a truly unique insight into the impact the Second World War had on the iwi of the Tairawhiti district (on the east coast of...

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Ka hoki tāua ki te whare huri ai ē!

Ka hoki tāua ki te whare huri ai ē!

Book

"Ko tā te whare, ko tā te rohe rānei, he whakaohooho ake i ngā mea kua moe roa ki roto i a koe. Ka titiro atu koe ki tētahi mea, ki tētahi whenua, ki tētahi awa, ki tētahi kāinga, ki tētahi tangata ka hokia mai anō aua whakaaro me ngā āhuatanga i kite...

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Ko te Paipera Tapu, arā, Ko te Kawenata Tawhito me te Kawenata Hou.

Ko te Paipera Tapu, arā, Ko te Kawenata Tawhito me te Kawenata Hou.

Book

"Maori Bible. Product code: MAB"--Back of title page.

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He pūtea whakanakonako. 1

He pūtea whakanakonako. 1

Book

A collection of Māori folk songs.

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He raurau kupu  by Hēni Jacob

He raurau kupu

Hēni Jacob

Book

Learning resource for teacher and students in Maori language immersion education. A thesaurus designed to enrich students' language skills and conversations. Based around a list of key words with guidance and examples covering the use of similes, gra...

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Pōtiki  by Patricia Grace

Pōtiki

Patricia Grace

Book

Roimata and her family have rejected cities and unemployment to return to the land. Here they live a rural life, fishing and farming just enough for their own plates. But when they are approached by property developers, they suddenly find their lan...

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Ngā atua  by Robyn Kahukiwa

Ngā atua

Robyn Kahukiwa

Book

Simple language and illustrations introduce some of the atua Māori o Aotearoa - the traditional guardians of Te Ao Māori. Explains the significance of Tāne, Hine-te-iwa-iwa, Tangaroa, Mahuika, Tāwhiri-mātea, Muri-ranga-whenua, Tūmatauenga, Māui, Hine...

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Meariki  by Hone Morris

Meariki

Hone Morris

Book

"E hāngai ana tēnei rauemi kaiako ki te pakiwaituhi Meariki. Ko tā te rauemi nei he āwhina i ngā pouako o ngā akomanga rumaki reo Māori ki te whakamahi i te pakiwaituhi Meariki kia rata mai te ākonga hei ako, ā, mā te whai hoki i Te Marautanga o Aotearoa,...

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Te Haa o Te Reo = The inspiration of the language.

Te Haa o Te Reo = The inspiration of the language.

Book

This resource has been developed to assist Māori in business and Māori business owners who seek to express kaupapa in their business and places of work. Inside ... you will find a range of: Karakia whakatauki; opening a hui proverbs used to reinforce...

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Te whakatipu kānga  by Rā Pōmare

Te whakatipu kānga

Rā Pōmare

Book

Kei konei te kōrero o Āmerika ki te Raki mō ngā Kōhine etoru - he tēina tuākana ka whakatōkia ngātahitia i ngā māra tūturu o taua whenua, e tiaki ai, e kauawhi ai tētahi i tētahi. Kua takoto anō he whakamārama mō te whakatipu kānga.

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Te hao kanae  by Hana Pōmare

Te hao kanae

Hana Pōmare

Book

Ka rua rā e whāia haerehia ana tētahi tokorua hao kanae o Te Taitokerau. He hao,he tango unahi, he tuaki, he whakaauahi - koinei ētahi o ngā mahi ka kōrerotia.

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Te ahi kaaroa

Te ahi kaaroa

Book

"The Tūhoe Education Authority Te Manatū Mātauranga o Tūhoe interviewed kuia and kaumātua in te reo Māori about their lives and experiences"--Publisher information.

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Ko au, ko au an̄ō, ko tōku taiao  by Jacquie Bay

Ko au, ko au an̄ō, ko tōku taiao

Jacquie Bay

Book

Teaching resource designed to help teach year 7-8 students about nutrition and health, and how these relate to the environment, with suggested activities.

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Wahapū  by Stephanie Tibble

Wahapū

Stephanie Tibble

Book

Teachers' resource with activities to support science achievement objectives for year 4-6 students, working at levels 2-3. Aligns with the Wahapū set of books from the Pūao series. Incorporates traditional Māori knowledge about fish, and their enviro...

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Ko te Pukapuka a Moromona

Ko te Pukapuka a Moromona

Book

Translation of The Book of Mormon, scriptures of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints delivered to the prophet Joseph Smith in 1823.

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Te mīhini iti kōwhai  by Betty Gilderdale

Te mīhini iti kōwhai

Betty Gilderdale

Picture book

When little yellow digger gets stuck in the mud, a range of bigger diggers are sent to finish the job.

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He tuhi mārei-kura = Ngā kōrero a te Māori mō te Hanganga mai o te Ao Nō ngā whare Wānanga o Tainui  by Pei Te Hurinui Jones

He tuhi mārei-kura = Ngā kōrero a te Māori mō te Hanganga mai o te Ao Nō ngā whare Wānanga o Tainui

Pei Te Hurinui Jones

Book

"He Tuhi Marei-kura is a Māori account of the creation based on the priestly lore of the Tainui people. The Maori story of the creation is characteristic of the tapu (sacred) lore of the race. This account is based principally on priestly recitals from...

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Raumati

Raumati

Book

"E te iwi, we are pleased to announce the launch of a set of books called ‘Ngā Mahi Mātātoa a Hina rāua ko Māui’. Roughly translated, this means the ‘Adventures of Hina and Māui’. Based on characters conceived by one of Aotearoa’s preeminent artists,...

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Kahaki  by Charisma Rangipunga

Kahaki

Charisma Rangipunga

Book

Ahakoa kei te haikura tonu a Wai, ko ia tēra e tiaki ana i ōna tēina tokorua, e kimi pūtea ana kia ora ai te whānau. He kaha te tautoko mai a tana hoa tāne a Tama i a ia. Pūmau tonu tō rāua aroha, tētahi ki tētahi. Nō te taenga atu o tētahi tauhou ki...

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He aha te hua o Matariki?  by Peti Nohotima

He aha te hua o Matariki?

Peti Nohotima

Book

"Ia tau, ia tau, ka whakanui te whānau Te Kanapu i te ekenga o Matariki. He wā ka noho tahi, ka tuku whakamoemiti, ka kai tahi, ka whakaaroaro, ka wānanga te whānau. I tēnei tau, kāore a Rino, te pōtiki o te whānau, i te hiahia ki te noho ki te whakanui...

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Waiata Māori

Waiata Māori

Book

A collection of waiata compiled for primary children and primary teachers.

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Te whatu maro  by Whatumairangi Hapeta

Te whatu maro

Whatumairangi Hapeta

Book

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He aratohu mā te pouako

He aratohu mā te pouako

Book

I tuhia tēnei aratohu hei āwhina i ngā pouako kei roto i ngā akomanga reo Māori, ina whakamahi ana rātou i ngā pukapuka hou o roto i te huinga pukapuka o Koiri. Arā, Hoariri, me Aroha ki ō Tuākana me he Perehana Rerekē. He tautohu, he whakaraupapa hoki...

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Kawea te wairua o te kupu

Kawea te wairua o te kupu

Book

"Ko te tuhituhi o te whakaritenga o te whakaaro o tēnei pukapuka he whakatakoto huarahi ki ngā kāinga kōrero i tipu i roto i ngā tau kia kaua e wareware kia kitea ō mātau, ō tātau kanohi ngā kaituhi, ēnei kaituhi ki ngā hapori reo o tōu whānau, hapū,...

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Ngā rawa me ngā mahinga ohaoha

Ngā rawa me ngā mahinga ohaoha

Book

Teacher's guide to titles in the series Ngā rawa me ngā mahinga ohaoha relate to the Resources and Economic Activities strand of the social studies curriculum.

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Pākaitore  by Morvin Simon

Pākaitore

Morvin Simon

Book

Tells stories about Pākaitore, a site at the mouth of the Whanganui River. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.

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Te mana kaiwhakapeto

Te mana kaiwhakapeto

Book

Provides information on purchasing goods and services, and on the status and rights of consumers. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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Māori counting  by 1968- Jahri Jah Jah

Māori counting

1968- Jahri Jah Jah

Picture book

Count to ten in Māori. Back cover continues numbering from eleven to twenty-five plus five more examples of larger numbers.

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Purapurawhetū  by Briar Grace-Smith

Purapurawhetū

Briar Grace-Smith

Book

"At the heart of this play script in te reo Māori is a story of loss and grief: a man driven to despair by the long-ago death of his baby son. Woven around this are themes of dispossession, leadership and wrong-doing and, ultimately, the journey towa...

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Nga tikanga tuhi a te taura whiri i te reo Māori.

Nga tikanga tuhi a te taura whiri i te reo Māori.

Book

These guidelines set out what Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori considers to be current best practice for spelling and writing Māori. It aims to provide an easy-to-follow guide that promotes consistency in the use of written Māori and standards for publi...

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Tū  by Patricia Grace

Patricia Grace

Book

"This is the te reo Maori translation of the award-winning novel Tu. The only survivor of three young men who went to war from his family, Tu faces the past and tells his niece and nephew, through the pages of his war journal, about his brothers and ...

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