Link to the Te Reo classroom blog that has links to other free resources.
Te Papa resources
Kiwi Families - contains links and info
Small article about Matariki
Wikipedia - Matariki
Stuff article - Matariki
Tourism NZ - brief guide
A selection of sites to to provide the opportunity for you to see and hear the written and spoken language, specifically greetings and ways in which you could respond to greetings:
A lesson plan on TKI specifically for learning 'Kei te pēhea koe?' Some sound files included for pronunciation of key words as well as resources, tips and further learning.
Two interactive activities to test your knowledge related to asking and answering Kei te pēhea koe?
Note-this site includes animations, sound and written scripts in te reo Māori and English. You can select to view subtitles in English if preferred. The movie on this site allows you to see and hear different kinds of greetings and address. It also introduces you to all of the characters used in the learning module. You will need to know the names of all characters and how to type macrons to be able to complete any of the 16 interactive exercises also featured on this site.
A selection of sites to introduce new language (new greetings) or reinforce prior language knowledge (greetings you already know and use):
This site has examples of different ways to say hello and includes video and sound to support correct pronunciation. There are 14 different phrase drills you can view and listen to
The same site used in Taumahi 1, with interactives, where you can click on letters or words to hear how they sound. The 'word list' interactive at the top of this website's page can help to learn key words around mihi, extending beyond ways to say hello. Learn the words and then 'test' yourself using the 'word list' interactive.
This site includes animations, sound and a written script in te reo Māori. You can select to view subtitles in English if preferred. The movie on this site allows you to see and hear different kinds of greetings and address. It also introduces you to all of the characters used in the learning module. You will need to know the names of all characters and how to type macrons to be able to complete any of the 16 interactive exercises also featured on this site.
This site features episode 1 from the first 'Tōku Reo' series, and focuses on how to say hello to 1, 2 or 3 more people. You can watch the podcasts, and complete exercises relevant to the podcast content. You can also download the podcast as a video file should you want to use it in your classroom without requiring an internet connection, and download supplementary resources like word lists in pdf format.
A selection of sites that provide correct pronounciation of Te Reo Maori:
A written and spoken description detailing key aspects of te reo Māori pronunciation.
Written descriptions (and supporting sound files) about te reo Māori pronunciation. Learn how to pronounce te reo Māori vowels, consonants, digraphs
Interactives, where you can click on letters or words to hear how they sound. Below the 'word list interactive' are interactives for vowels, consonants and stress.
Provides some advice on how to pronounce te reo Māori when there is a macron over a vowel, also includes a link about how to enable macrons when typing on your computer
This is a link to the website of the Māori Language Commission, and details their recommendations for writing conventions, in particular the use of the macron.
Link to karakia for different times of the day.
The home page has good info and pages including waiata, tikanga on Marae, etc.
Another Link to good Waiata
Ka Mau te Wehi! - awesome site/resource with video examples that shows Te Reo into real world situations.
a lesson plan (may have useful aspects)
Christchurch City Library - links to make 8 point star, maori kites.....
some good links from this site
The Knowledgebasket - tonga
some blackline masters and links to ordering matariki posters
another astronomical website
3D starfield - if you click on the (i) it will put the names of the stars
Library's guide to Matariki
Cool but you need to pay a small fee for full access
Instructions on how to weave an 8 point star
a lot of links off this site including clip art,
this could be cool to join if you are researching and making Maori kites.
Outline of protocol https://www.waikato.ac.nz/tekowhao/guidelines-for-powhiri
Scoop and Scribe search for the seven stars of Matariki by Tommy Kapai Wilson
The seven kites of Matariki
The Seven Stars of Matariki - story read by Toni Rolleston-Cummins (author).
Matariki by Melanie Drewery and Stories from our night sky by Melanie Drewery available from Wheelers.
The little kiwi's Matariki
Collection of Matariki stories - available through Penguin.
Daniel’s Matariki Feast - Rebecca Beyer and Linley Wellington
Matariki the star of the year