Mā te Rongo (Junior Te Reo Māori)
Nau mai, haere mai ki ngā tēina o Ao Tawhiti! If you are here, you have shown an interest in learning te reo Māori - pai rawa atu, that's awesome! In this course you can expect to learn about the language and its tikanga in an immersive, fun and practical way. We will be developing our confidence in communicating through games, quizzes, competitions, activities and whatever else we can dream up.
4MAO and 5MAO run in the same colour block and will work together as well as separately as appropriate.
If you are interested in taking this course, please take this quick survey so I can figure out how best to help you on your haerenga ako (learning journey).
Our unit focus this term is Kai & Taha Tinana (Food and Wellbeing) and we will be learning to say how we are feeling and what we are doing. We will also learn about words related to food and cooking, following recipes, to ask for food and other items, about parts of the body and te whare tapa whā. We'll also learn some kapa haka and waiata, kīwaha (slang) and more!
Mā te rongo, ka mōhio
Mā te mōhio, ka mārama
Mā te mārama, ka mātau
Mā te mātau, ka ora.
Through our senses comes awareness,
Through awareness comes understanding,
Through understanding comes knowledge,
Through knowledge comes life and wellbeing