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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2013 - Māori Language Week 2013.

Started by Catriona Pene 11 Jun 2013 5:56pm () Replies (33)

Kia ora and welcome to our shared space to prepare for and celebrate,

Whakanuia Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2013 - Māori Language Week 2013.

This year the focus is on Ngā Ingoa Māori - Māori names.

"Ko tōku nui, tōku wehi, tōku whakatiketike, tōku reo." 

"My language is my greatness, my inspiration, that which I hold precious."

He aha ā tātou mahi? Me pēhea?  What is our mahi? How can I take part?

  • Learn more about Māori names, including place names and names of people you may know.
  • Use Māori names more frequently and to practice correct pronunciation.
  • Share your stories of using Te Reo in the classroom and of using blended e-learning to teach and celebrate Te Reo Māori.
  • Share resources you have created or found online to support other teachers.
  • Create a digital story of a place special to you, your whānau, your class or your community and then share it with us in this discussion group. 

Ngā rauemi ā-ipurangi.  Resources available online. 

Here is a selection to get you started, please add your own.


Me tīmata tātou. Let's get started.

Let's begin by introducing ourselves.

  • Ko wai tō ingoa? What is your name?
  • How do we pronounce your name correctly?
  • Tell us about the whakapapa of your name.
  • Does your name have a special story or significance? 


Join this group to contribute to discussions.