Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

11 - 17 September 2023

Nau mai haere mai! 

Tēna koutou katoa, and welcome to Te Wiki o Te Reo | Māori Language Week. We have events happening across our Porirua and Petone campuses. 

Explore our events, and find links to helpful resources below. 


Rāhina - Rāpare

Free kawhe | coffee vouchers to be given to participants throughout the week. 

"He kawhe koa" - to recieve a free voucher. 

Online kahoot - link to be sent out to students via email. 

Rāhina 11 Rorerore | BBQ - Celebrate our language with a shared BBQ  12pm, Atrium
Rātu 12 Parāoa Parai - Come along and learn how to make and enjoy fry bread with Tangimoana 11am, Ako Ake
Rāapa 13  Waiata Wednesday - Enjoy entertainment and free hangi for ākonga  12pm-1pm,  Atrium
Rāpare 14 Kei rō te kete | It's in the kete -  Answer three questions correctly and take the prize, or risk it for what's inside the kete.   12pm-1pm,  Ako Ake



Rāhina 11
  • Karakia
  • Kapa Haka - Te Ara Whanui Kura
  • Kaupapa Māori
  • BBQ
12.15 - 12.45, The Hub
Rātu 12
  • Kupu Hou and whakatauki on screens
Rāapa 13 
  • Kahoot quiz and kai, plus prizes up for grabs
12:15pm-12:45pm,  Atrium
Rāpare 14
  • Kupu Hou and whakatauki on screens



Phrase cards

New to Te Reo? Download the "Give Te Reo a Go" phrase cards to help you out with the basics. 

A guide to pronunciation

Learn the Māori alphabet and its sounds. 

I te roreroe | At the BBQ

Learn phrases to use at a BBQ, and practice them at our BBQs on campus. 

Explore more helpful resources on Reo Māori's website 

Grow your Te Reo with our programmes

Learn basic Māori language by distance, in your own time and at your own pace with Te Hiringa o Te Reo, or dive into one of our certificates. 

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Meet Te Reo Māori tutor, Manawaroa

In honour of Te Wiki o Te Reo 2023, we spoke with Level 2 Te Reo Māori tutor Manawaroa about what she likes about teaching Te Reo, tips for people wanting to learn more Te Reo, what Te Wiki o Te Reo means to her, and more. She's also shared her favourite resources for beginner and advanced learners. 

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