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.

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Pouākai tamariki from the Collab classroom saying a karakia before we begin...

Today we joined the VLN zoom meet, and our tamariki joined in and sung Tūtira Mai nga iwi and Tuia...

MBIE kaimahi from Ngā Pou o te Taumaru...

Pouākai tamariki from the Collab classroom singing waiata!...

Kia ora koutou katoa,...

For our Māori language moment we performed the pūkana!...

I thought I would introduce myself and share the Lord’s Prayer in te reo Māori!...

Dropped a few kupu Māori into conversations, tried to help some whanaunga translate into Te Reo Māori and listened to...

This is kaupapa kori...

These are some of our favourite whakatauki to share...

My plan was to memorise this…nearly there!...

I waiata mātou i ngā waiata o Te Rarawa...

I waiata au ki te waiata 'Āniwaniwa...

Ka rawe rūma iwa!...

Kia ora!...

I am always attempting to pronounce Maori words correctly and have an annoying habit of correcting people who say them...

Whaea Kay teaching tamariki how to tell the time in Te Reo...

I mahi au i te pukapuka, “Maori Made Fun,” ā, i whakarongo au I nga waiata...

I used both NZSL and te reo Māori to introduce myself ...

I shared it with my sons school and joined a kahoot quiz...

Panitahi tamariki sharing their Pepeha!...

All week we are learning te reo...

Pouākai Simpson singing a waiata!...

Kia ora nga whànau...

I learned how to talk about my favourite colour and had a korero with a colleague and some students about...

With a class of Yr2/3 we looked at Maui and the Sun retold by Peter Gossage...

A collection of our staff reciting our MWPS pepeha, using positive shout outs in Maori...

All week at school we are learning new words...

Panitahi Tiong singing waiata!...

Today I went out to hauhake some harakeke, before hauhake I said karakia...

At 12pm Aoraki Explorers Early Childhood Centre came together and had a ka mau te wehi waiata dance party!...

Kua tito au i tēnei ngeri, anei ngā kupu:...

I've been busy at work so listened to a podcast 'Up to Speed' on the bus and did some quick...

Presbyterian Support Otago sharing our aroha of waiata for Te Wiki o te reo Maori...

My husband, granddaughter and I sang 😷our national anthem in Te Reo with stunning clarity, 🤣brilliant harmonizing 🗣🗣🗣 and even...

We use this karakia to open our work meetings and our challenge was to be able to say it off...

We sung waiata in our staff meeting...

Our whānau weren’t able to get together this year so we all contributed to this video and all vowed to...

48 of us attended a zoom session where we shared our personal moments and all partook in a kaupapa Māori...

I am a Pippin Leader with GirlGuiding NZ and we created an online adventure escape for our 5&6 yr old...

Hi I'm a Napier City Councillor and I shared my pēpeha online for the 1st time😃...

Dedicated to all the lovely tamariki who I taught at Ohoka School who enjoyed the sing alongs...

We watched some Waiata on You Tube and my girls sung along ...

Share a karakia for a mahi lunch meeting...

Kei te ako tonu ahau I te reo maori na te mea he tino Hari koa taku ngakau ki te...

Kia ora koutou, ...

Lunch break at mahi, put on some reo tunes for everyone to have a whakarongo!...

These were some of our favourite whakatauki we wanted to share...

I recorded this soon after 12 at the beginning of my trap round on the Paekakariki escarpment...

Playing card game in Te Reo Māori...

Today in celebration of Te Reo Maori we did a karakia and waiata...

This is my whakaahua ki taku korowai...

Listened to Tua by Stan Walker...

In an English Conversation Class, we discussed Maori place names on a map of Aotearoa and how to order a...

This is a TikTok that a lot of people are doing for Te Wiki O Te reo Maori...

This is Musselburgh School meeting together for the first time as a whole group since Level 4, to sing our...

I was out and about, ko au me te kōtahi, so I recorded the kaikōhau under this rākau :) Kia...

Whakanuia te wiki o te reo Māori - tukua te reo kia rere!...

At the Brain Health Research Centre we are sharing Brain related and health terminology for te wiki o Te Reo...

Today, the Te Ohu Kaimoana kāhui were honoured to have distinguished professor, Linda Tuhiwai Smith (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Awa) speak...

Our tamariki at Kidspace in Napier had a kanikani today at 12pm!...

In Te Taurapa (Year 7&8 Collaborative class), we have been learning and practicing Whakareia te Kakara a waiata from our...

Ko Joseph Moeke tēnei o te Kura o Pukeatua, arā ko Pukeatua Primary School i Wainuiomata, i Te Awakairangi, i...

Te Aroha was one of the first te reo songs I learnt since I'm in NZ...

Ka koorero ngaa mokopuna I te ao I te poo...

Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa...

My short pepeha...

Reciting Two Little Dickie Birds ...

Ki Te Rōnakitanga karaehe :)...

Kia Ora!...

The students of Room 26 decided that they would like to perform a haka this year!...

I learnt this touching waiata I runga te raakau from my lecturer when I was back in my college many...

A te poupoutanga o te ra ka tu matou ki te waiata me te kanikani ki te waiata rongonui, mahuru...

Today myself and tumuaki, Janet, unpacked hard copy learning packs from the MoE - wha tekau mā whitu pouaka to...

I ran a waiata group at Christchurch mens prison through Odyssey housen at the Drug treatment programme We sang about...

My 5 year old singing in Te Reo...

We celebrated this special moment with our tamariki sharing waiata, haka and mihi...

Our staff had a discussion on the proposal to have 1 million people speaking te reo by 2040...

Hanmer Springs School learnt some te reo phrases and sang some waiata...

I did a collage of Kia kaha Te reo ki runga ki taku pouaka that’s my moment I did...

I asked staff if they’d like a tea/coffee in Te reo, as well as using Māori greetings/sign-offs in emails etc...

The unders at Educare also enjoyed listening to Mahunga Pakihiwi and explored poi and rakau...

I can't send the photos/videos as some children included do not have parents permissions to share in a public forum...

Today was ako and whakarongo...

The unders have enjoyed learning a waiata with kaiako Katie that encourages them to come to the Kai tepu...

#AotearoaSignlanguage #ReoMāoriSL...

Te Reo quiz with my workmates - ka pai!...

A few challenges we did to celebrate Te Wiki O Te Reo Maori with my class...

The Kindy Room at Educare Peachgrove enjoyed singing a waiata everyone enjoys at mat-time...

I Te kore ko tenei to tatou whanau pepeha mō Te wiki o Te reo Māori 💯...

Noho Haumaru, Whanau Ma, Tamariki Ma...

I enjoyed listening and practicing some new Maori words and practicing my Mihi...

Our Year 1 teachers from Pt England School sang and did the actions to 'Toia Mai Te Waka' in a...

It’s one of my favourite waiata called Pakeke mai o matimati...

Scattegories!...

We had a small amount of children at school today but we had a great time learning Te Reo and...

Together we sang a waiata about 8 colours in Te Reo...

At our early childhood centre the tamariki and kaiako all came together to sing te reo waiata!...

For Māori language moment I will practice my mihi for welcoming groups I work with to improve my pronunciation and...

Our Year 9 and 10 students played Hare i te whare as a warm up game...