Sunday, 26 February 2017

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Can you learn how to pronounce the longest place in Aotearoa? Karawhiua!

Not only is it the longest placename in Aotearoa New Zealand, it is the longest placename in the World!


Watch this video and learn how to pronounce it! Impress all your whānau (family) and hoa mā (friends).



Whakamihi BRIE HARDING! 20 House Points!

Weekly KUPU - WIN!!

Week 4

Kupu of the Week

Ka mau te wehi! - Fantastic!


Whakamihi (Congratulations) to Brie Harding from Toroa Davies for suggesting this week's kupu. 

Brie wins 20 house points and a special badge in the next assembly!

Whakamihi to Tom Stevens in the Pukeko Hub for being our Te Reo Māori Star of the Week!

Whakamihi to Tom Stevens. He has learnt our whakataukī by heart, and knows what it means! Ka pai Tom!



Monday, 13 February 2017

Whakamihi (Congratulations) to McKenna Tyson from Korimako Roberts!! Kupu of the Week!!

Kupu of the Week

Akomanga - Classroom

Whakamihi (Congratulations) to McKenna Tyson from Korimako Roberts for suggesting this week's kupu. 

McKenna wins 20 house points and a special badge in the next assembly!

Friday, 10 February 2017

Whakamihi (congratulations) to Ngarutoa, Isaac Nichols, and Azure Walker!!

Whakamihi (congratulations) to Ngarutoa in the Pukeko Nest.


Isaac Nichols in the Pukeko Hub.

And Azure Walker from the Korimako Hub.

For using their te reo Māori the most in Week 3.

Some Useful Phrases to Learn

Kia ora koutou,

Here is a link to a website which has some really useful te reo Māori phrases you could learn -

http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/maori.php

Karawhiua!

Thursday, 9 February 2017

How is it going?


  • How have you got on this week learning and using the kupu?
  • Have you tried it out on your parents? Friends? Teachers?
  • Don’t forget it now, keep on using it!
  • Karawhiua (give it heaps!).

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Tips on Learning a New Language



Karawhiua (give it heaps!)

Monday, 6 February 2017

Whakamihi (congratulations) to Maia Moon-Tukapua - Pukeko

Whakamihi (congratulations) to Maia Moon-Tukapua in the Pukeko hub for using her te reo Māori the most in Week 1.
Kei te whakahīhī au ki a koe! - I am very proud of you! 

Kupu of the week - WEEK 2

Kia ora koutou,

We will be using 'karawhiua' as our kupu of the week for week 2, as week 1 and 2 are short weeks.

I'll have a new kupu and questionnaire for you to win house points next Monday!

Karawhiua! Give it heaps/go for it!

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Kupu o te Rā (word of the day) and Kupu o te Wiki (word of the week) by email


Register to http://kupu.maori.nz/ with your email address to receive Kupu o te Rā (word of the day) and Kupu o te Wiki (word of the week) by email.
  1. Open your email 
  2. Practise saying the kupu correctly out loud
  3. Use it your everyday language by inserting it instead of the English, e.g. I'm going to sit in my māra (garden).
  4. Watch you te reo Māori grow!