Ō atakarapa | Your Moments

From schools, to workplaces to whānau and friends. Thousands of New Zealanders stopped to share in a moment of unity for our people and our language. In joining our Māori Language Moment, you became part of a movement that began a generation ago.

Kia kaha te reo Māori!
Kia kaha Aotearoa!

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Learning te reo Maori with aroha!...

I just wanted to do a # challenge for Te wiki Te Reo Maori ...

I discovered a new concept for me Kaitiakitanga...

Our Tamariki have loved making poi with materials in our kainga during Lockdown!...

My 7 years old son and I watched 3 Maori stories; Māui me te rā, Te ika a Māui and...

I heard about new colours in Maori; karera/rito/maota...

E toru ngā kiriata tiktok e tapiri ana...

Kia Ora...

I hono atu au ki ōku hoa mahi 608 i te 12 karaka ki te waiata tahi 😊...

Our Rotoiti 15 Trust team completed the online quiz today- Kai tawhiti e hoa ma!...

Ma is white...

A number of us at work got together (socially distanced) to do our Stats NZ karakia and then sing our...

Kia Kaha Te Reo Māori!...

I parakitihi māua ko tōku hoa rangatira i tētahi mōteatea...

Trying out a new waiata...

I decided to whakarongo, panuitia, waiatatia, and matatauria the Pepeha waiata for my Te Wā Tuku Reo Māori...

I tēnei rangi, i tito au i tētahi rotarota mō ngā tamariki o tō mātou Puna Reo...

Learning new kupu...

Waiata-a-ipurangi!...

Taku waiata a-ipurangi mo te wā tuku reo māori!...

A waiata that I learned last year, and a greeting that I learned yesterday...

I korero te reo ahau i taku mahi, usually I don't feel comfortable to use it there...

Room 13 working on their pronunciation ...

Listening to a te reo story...

Sharing for my mum-in-law: she organised a "moment" at their Chch retirement village, only a few turned up but they...

Kia Kaha Te Reo Māori!...

I listened and sang along to Hollie Smiths Korukatia/Bathe in the river...

Our kura waiata-a-ringa was written and sung to the tune of 'Ka pioioi' to deepen the understanding of the 5...

Kia ora koutou...

I sang ‘Wairua Tapu’ from memory 🎶...

For the first time ever I used a Māori greeting on my social media pages...

As part of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, Māori Language Week, I'm sharing with you all my pepeha...

Rā whānau ki a koe - learning how to say Happy Birthday on my birthday for Te Wā Tuku Reo...

Ngā tamariki doing waiata at mat time today at 12:00 in the ece centre I work in...

I learnt about how the Universal Taoist 'Love that Heals' relates to Maoritanga...

I am an Auckland kaiako...

As a whanau we tried two new things today...

Greeted clients in te reo Māori...

Today our team joined together from Tamaki Makaurau, Whanganui-a-tara and Ōtautahi in waiata...

He paku mihi ki te Ao ...

Today we did yoga in Te Reo Māori...

Mō ngā wahanga Takaro me Ako I hanga māua ko tāku tama a Kaiurungi i ētahi Tītī tōrea ...

Ruma Tahi did te rakau and then listened to six60's new song, Pepeha...

Mauri ora from Ngātai and Chanelle in Rotorua...

I hui katoa mātou te wharekura o Whakatupuranga Rua Mano ki te tomokanga o te kura kia whakapāohotia tō mātou...

Ko Geoff Green toku ingoa...

He mihi, he whakaaro hoki...

A phrase for each of my classes today to get us speaking!...

Each member of the Philanthropy New Zealand team shared a kupu associated with our mahi for the Māori Language Moment...

I used the 360 Maori words site to share the correct pronunciation of whanau to our whanau chat group...

Year 11 students playing pepa, kutikuti, toka!...

Me and my mokopuna on our journey together ❤ celebrating our ataahua culture, and the whakapapa of me her kuia...

Ka mau te wehi Te Kura o Pakarana!...

Room 2 at Waipawa School spent time singing waiata and performing haka during Te Wā Tuku Reo Māori...

Every lesson I wrote up today I placed a phrase to use!...

Today I created and shared a Maori Language Week Kahoot with my class...

The tamariki in my class played Takaro...

My class of years 1-2 tamariki Whakarongo Mai Tamariki Mā to practise actions and commands for their #reomāori moment...

Our school has engaged in a range of Te Reo activities including waiata, kēmu, Kahoot!...

I played Tākaro with my children to try and learn some vocab...

We chose waiata that we sing each day to celebrate Te reo Māori...

Kia Ora e te whānau o Aotearoa...

Held a short wānanga kindly hosted by our awesome team tuakana, where he shared some of the Creation story he...

Hi, with my year 8 Digitech class we stopped our learning digitech and used the moment to do the following...

Kia ora!...

Homeroom 17 all chose to do different things to celebrate Maori language moment...

We enjoyed a waita and ti rakau...

A privilege to pray in the reo...

Kia Ora, Te Moananui a Kiwa would like to present our school waiata!...

I practised some karakia...

Tamariki at Haumoana School participated in a collective call of "Tihei Mauri Ora!...

Counted the instruments during an operation in Te Reo...

I have introduced myself to multiple people speaking te reo māori, having a kōrero with people learning the reo and...

As part of the Maori Language Moment, I listened to the Waiata Anthems and learning more words in the beautiful...

Kia kaha te #reoMāori (may Māori language be strong)...

Rongotai College Māori Classes together for the first time to waiata and Haka...

Kia ora e hoa mā...

We joined a video call at work and each said our mihi/pepeha!...

Kua matakitaki ngā rangitahi i ngā waiata Māori...

Thanks to Will Callaghan and the KPMG KIWA team for creating a Zoom call for us to join to learn...

Kei te whakaako au ki ngā tamariki o tō mātou kinikātene, arā St Andrews Epsom, pēhea te mahi hanga tīpare?...

Sang a waiata with the tamariki in my early childhood Centre and shared to our whanau Facebook page...

We are an ECE centre...

Really trying to improve my te reo but it still pretty basic, I learnt a new phrase this last week...

He tākaro wharewhare tātou...

Our hub of 120 year 5 and 6 tamariki and kaiako got up and did a kanikani to Kaupapa Kori...

I have created a Kahoot with Te Reo expressions and played it with my daughter...

Ngā tamariki o Akomanga Whakapono...

Room 8 tamariki practising their mihimihi...

Ngā tamariki o Akomanga Kawenga...

Today I was a kaiako, sharing as many Kupu as possible with my tamariki...

I joined in with 20 co-workers to sing the "Te Taukaea Aroha" waiata...

Papaki kau ana ngā tai o te mihi mai i te kura o Maria, arā Marian College...

Ruma Whitu listening to Mrs Wine read Hinemoana and the fairies for our Maori language movement...

Kia ora!...

Our call centre all stopped for 5 minutes and read out our karakia...

Ko Maungatapu ko Parapara ko Taranaki oku maunga...

Ko Jezka toku ingoa and I am a Registered Diversional Therapists I just learned how to kōrero my mihi...

Some of the Rongotai College Māori unit together for the first time to waiata mo te wiki o te Reo...

Ngā tamariki o Sophia Preschool, sang Pūngāwerewere with actions...