Ō pūmahara | 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!
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Tāku irāmutu Oli taught me a waiata over video chat while I was at work...

Offset linocut for Matariki exhibition at Left Bank Gallery Greymouth...

To celebrate Maori Language Week, Room 22 children of Papatoetoe Central School sang waiata and listened to Maori Legends read...

I taught my Year 0-2 students Ko wai au? They asked each other Ko wai au and responded Ko (their...

Proud to live in Aotearoa...

Maori Trivia Quiz ...

My Te Reo Level 2 class is usually held at the Te Puke High School but we've had our classes...

Learning Maori words...

Our office team of 8 gathered excitedly!...

At Montessori st Albans Christchurch, we enjoyed celebrating te reo langue week by singing waiata together and practicing actions ...

Kia Ora,...

Part 2 Taha Māori participants share waiata and kia tau...

I te wiki nei, kua mahia e te kura katoa te kanikani whakangāhau, ara, i honohono ai ki "Ka Hao"...

For Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori, I went to the official reo Maori youtube site and watched about kaikohau,...

I work at a rest home and I greeting the residents in Te Reo in the morning, some liked it...

That moment in the work te wiki o te reo Māori online scavenger hunt when you have rauangiangi, ngirangira patuero,...

Kia akohia tētahi karakia ki roto āku hoa mahi o Community Circles Aotearoa...

Ngā mihi te wiki o te reo...

Tēnā rā koutou katoa!...

Kia Ora ...

I kōrero a David "Kia Ora!...

I waiatahia e au te waiata Purea Nei...

Akomanga 27...

As a kura, we choose to sing one of the Waiata we have learnt...

We learnt about greetings, the weather and our family from Wai Ako and we used maori in the classroom when...

Every morning so far, my son and I did 1 whole hour of just speaking Reo...

Longest place name in New Zealand challenge, this was on my bucket list...

Whakatauakī...

As we weren't on session on Tuesday we held our Māori Language Moment via Facebook...

At 12pm, I unexpectedly found myself marking our Māori hour waiting in a queue to access our supermarket in Level...

Our DanceXercise group shared 2 moments...

Today, we learned sbout shapes in Te reo Maori...

Kia ora, we love to learn te reo maori through waiata...

I was driving in my car, so I sang a beautiful waiata from Te Rautini: Tuhia...

Lots fun learning the language that expresses the sentiments in this song so well...

My team got together at 12 and each did something different - pepeha, explanation of their favourite word in Te...

Due to being Auckland being at Level 4 we had an online zoom karakia and waiata session...

I sent my first ever text message in Te Reo and my friend replied in Te Reo...

At Te Whare Orange Marfell Kindergarten we really enjoy singing waiata as part of our daily kindergarten day...

Myself and four of my friends Natalie Arnasen, Michelle Shortall, Jo Johnston and Julieann Currie practised our Waiata 'E Minaka...

We used the inspiration of the #Mymihi2021 to recreated this in our kura...

like to share my moko is my favourite...

I am very grateful to be part of this amazing Ākonga with fellow wāhine Māori!...

Kia ora,...

I have always pretended I could speak Maori - despite being totally pakeha!...

Taku marae putiki wharanui te Paku o te rangi ki ingoa...

We are Thriving Kids Massey...

He ropu o ngā tangata o te Ope Whaka Ora, Bridge & Oasis - tokowaru ngā tangata, i te korero,...

We in the Kauri room at Preston's Preschool have been practicing our Te Reo phrases and words each day...

We are Early Childhoood kaiako from Aro Arataki, a tamariki centre at Greenlane Clinical Centre in Tāmaki Makaurau...

St Cuthbert's Junior School embraced te wiki o te reo Maori...

This is the Tauparapara (opening prayer) and Pepeha I learnt from my Te Reo lessons...

Ko tenei tōku karaihe ...

He ropu o kaimahi i te korero waiata karakia i te rā...

We have been teaching the children at OBK this song in Te reo Maori and Nz sign ...

Singing a favourite waiata with my daughter...

It is good 😊...

Would like to be able to make a sentence and know what I'm saying...

Mahia te Parore Maaori...

I ako ahau i te rerehiepū including some experience verbs that take "ki"...

Ruma Tahi at Brandon Intermediate in Cannons Creek, Porirua sang Six60's song Pepeha...

Coffee and kōrero Māori at a local cafe...

Our NEXTGEN team had each prepared a mihi to share at the beginning of our meetings...

Ruma tekau mā ono mihi sharing...

It was a great opportunity to participate in a beautiful language that has nearly died...

I sang waiata with my Literacy Aotearoa colleagues...

We are a small rest home in Dunedin, embracing all cultures, and Te Wiki O Te Reo Maori is no...

Kai Māori shared lunch with my work crew 🤤😁...

Mahi whakaaro tamariki I te kura auraki o Te Hupenui ( Greytown Primary School) e ako ana I te reo...

Hīmene sung by our Inspire In Education Year 8 kōtiro mā...

Waiata jam with our Inspire In Education Year 8 kōtiro mā ...

A small group of locals in the Whakatipu region of Queenstown wanted to connect for the Māori Moment...

Kia Ora Te wiki o Te Reo Māori from Inspire In Education Year 7 & 8 tāne mā...

We were on a google meet for our Year 0-1 hub for School and we all sang a waiata and...

I have used formal maori greetings in my work emails, greeted my friends in maori, and listened to many a...

Te Wiki o Te Reo – Kia kaha Te Reo Māori!

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Kia ora koutou mā, ngā mihi māhana atu ki a koutou kātoa, some Waima Iwi Students and Staff have been...

Every handbag needs a te Reo toggle (cue cards)...

Kia ora, I greeted the receptionist at a medical appointment...

Kia ora whanau, my moment was fairly modest - I introduced myself in te reo in the team meeting we...

Listening to Mai Mornings - via Mai FM Podcast- reminding me of home and getting me through the NSW Lockdowns...

My children and I played the Maori language Kahoot that you provided and we really enjoyed this...

Waiata ...

Craig W is not from Aotearoa but he has been a staunch supporter of everything Māori...

Kia ora koutou, ...

Amy is new to Waka Kotahi and is super keen to increase and improve her reo...

I find singing in te reo is a little more forgiving - it makes me feel a bit braver to...

This is one of my 7 reasons for speaking the reo #IntergenerationalLanguageTransmission #TaongaTukuIho...

waiata to philosophy class at Te Whare Wananga o Waikato that I am a student in...

Our remote team played the Reo Māori Kahoot quiz!...

My Tuakana (older sister) and I had a korero on the phone practising and learning from each other...

In our team zui, we created a live collective word cloud of kupu that have impacted us during our reo...

I whakapāhotia he kiriata e pā ana ki te rangaihi reo Māori...

I had a subject class at midday on Tuesday - Year 8 Robotics...

Tēnā koutou katoa e te iwi a whakapau kaha ana ki te tautoko te kaupapa nei Te Wiki o Te...

Naumai ki te wiki o te reo Maori...

learning Maori words...

The photo is about learning the Maori language and culture through our thinking well programme among elderly...

This week, in celebration of Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, I sang the waiata 'Tūtira Mai Ngā Iwi' because...

A solo moment: belting out waiata at the designated moment...