Check out your pukapuka in Māori
We have set up one of our Self Check machines in te reo Māori. Have a go at issuing your items in Māori today!
Learn waiata and practise your Māori pronunciation skills
Te Taura Whiri also has some great audio resources to practise your kupu or words.
In the Learning Resource Centre for Māori Language Week
In the Library, Tuesday 28th July, at lunchtime, come in and try a yummy pihikete to understand the difference a macron makes and learn how to add the Māori keyboard so you can easily type macrons when you need to. e.g. every time you type the word Māori.
Resources on Māori language revitalisation at CPIT
This is a book about language revitalisation for families and includes the language story of Hana O’Regan in Chapter 6 amongst those of Scottish Gaelic, Irish, Mohawk and Karnuk families from around the world endeavouring to bring their languages home.
Hoskins (2012) Language and community in Te Kaharoa Volume 5, No.1.
Find this article by CPIT Manager of Te Pūna Wānaka, Hemi Hoskins, in Te Kaharoa : the ejournal on indigenous Pacific issues about building collaboration in language revitalisation work.
O’Regan (2012) Igniting the spark: How to achieve collective ownership of a tribal language revitalisation strategy in Te Kaharoa Volume 5, No.1.
This is an article by CPIT Director of Student Services, Hana O’Regan about the Kai Tahu language revitalisation stategy called Kotahi Mano Kāika, Kotahi Mano Wawata – A thousand homes, a thousand dreams now in its 15th year since its inception.
This book details the concerted efforts of Māori to ensure the survival of the Māori language.
See our Māori Language Subject Guide for more reo Māori resources at CPIT and watch this space to be in to win in our Māori Language Week competition – 4pik1kupu