Te Reo Māori / Māori Language
The University of Otago Wellington encourages and supports all staff, students, and visitors to enjoy and use the Māori language. Kōrerotia te reo!
- Ngā Manu Tīoriori is the School’s Waiata Group, Wednesdays 4.30 – 5.30 in D07. All welcome! Come along and join in the fun.
- Ngā Puna Ora is the Capital and Coast and UOW waiata group which meets fortnightly in the afternoon on Wednesdays in the Whanau Care Services meeting room. Contact Katherine Reweti-Russell for the current day and timesKatherine.Reweti-Russell@ccdhb.org.nz
- Kōwhai cards – Māori language yellow cards for health workers available free from the UOW Reception (level C)
- Māori medical dictionaries have been distributed to each department
- Māori Language Week is celebrated each year. this year 2012 the dates are 23 July – 29 July and the theme is Arohatia Te Reo.
- University of Otago Wellington Māori Language Plan
University of Otago resources
Find out more about the te reo Māori (Māori language), tikanga Māori (Māori customs and protocols), and Te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi) on the Te Ao Māori pages of the University of Otago’s website Māori ki Otago
This site also includes information on :
- Using Māori in the University booklet was developed to help staff incorporate Māori language into their everyday life at work.
- Find out about the University’s Māori language policy
Other Māori language websites and resources :
- 100 Māori words every New Zealander should know
- New vibrant and fun way to start learning Maori On Toku Reo
- Study the basics of the Māori Language online
- Te Taura Whiri I te Reo Māori (The Māori Language Commission)
- Learn how to pronounce place names correctly here (www.korero.maori.nz/resources/map.html)
- The Ngata online dictionary http://www.learningmedia.co.nz/ngata/