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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I taught around 58 tauira the game “i te Timatanga...

I got a basic Te Reo maori module from our company...

I was working from home so used my moment to practise waiata...

Aroha mai - on my reo journey...

Taught my 93 yr old mother to introduce herself...

My children and I have been practicing a karakia mo te kai - we shared our karakia and our kai...

Maori love song "E Ipo" (Cover)...

Rotorua hospital stuff sing waiata every morning ...

我于2018年参加奥克兰华人虹霓歌舞团的演出。最后一个节目:领唱、合唱Pokarekare Ana(毛利情歌)。...

This is my sharing moment of me...

As an Early Education Centre with a daily Roll of 61 children ranging from 4mths to 5 years of age...

Te kura o Matapihi video by Whaea Amber...

We recorded a karakia together via Zoom ...

this is my daughter drawing a picture of her Tipuna Mātua Hautere :) ...

Our action for 'Te reo ...

Me an my whanau have been together thru lockdown tried our hardest to korero te reo maori love our language...

MAORI!...

"Te reo" action on zoom ...

Our KIA KAHA action on zoom...

At 12pm on Tuesday, 14 Sept...

toku ingoa ko manawa kepa...

At Arataki School each class did a variety of different language activities...

My 4 week old grandson in Melbourne is learning some songs … starting be early...

Our team played the Te Reo Maori Kahoot!

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At Royal Oak Intermediate, we observed our Te Reo Maori Moment 2021 on ZOOM with a waiata by our house...

Rūma ono celebrated with waiata and a te reo Māori Kahoot!...

My name is Gina...

Kia kaha te reo maori i ngā wā katoa...

I learned this in the early 90s, supported by my Maori lecturers at the then College of Education in Tamaki...

We made fruit salad ...

I said “Kia ora” when greeting everyone, and I listened to some Maori songs (Shapeshifter, Lorde)

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I had a blast this week listening and watching the waiata anthems from Kiwi music icons...

This is a video of our Kura Waiata...

I have started a "Kupu o te Rā" in my library and for my Māori language moment I showed a...

Our foods tech class said a karakia and shared some tiakarete and pihikete as examples of the Maillard reaction...

Pukana ❤️...

I am inspired by my Nan whom I discovered learnt te Reo in her 70s after she retired to Papamoa...

Mihi poto...

Some of my form class with their whakatauki...

My pepeha...

This is my Te Reo Māori Language moment for 2021...

I am an educator...

I whakamahia nga rerenga I ngā rauemi a Taura whiri kia hanga whakawhiti kōrero poto...

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...