NAU MAI KI TE WHANAKE. WELCOME TO TE WHANAKE. Te Whanake is a set of textbooks, study guides, CDs, teachers' manuals and a dictionary for learning and teaching Maori language. This website also provides access to a further range of associated free online resources for independent learning and interaction. These online resources support the four core textbooks and study guides of the Maori language programme.
Information about each of the textbooks, study guides, CDs, teachers' manuals and the bilingual Maori dictionary of the Te Whanake series. Online purchases can be made from this website.more
Online modules of animated movies and activities that complement the Te Whanake textbooks for learning Maori. Currently there are 15 modules complementing the first textbook.more
Online activities of the Te Whanake textbooks for playback on Microsoft Windows and Apple computers, television or portable media devices including iPods and 3G phones.more
Streamed television programmes for developing listening comprehension skills. Also includes explanations of language and culture. Resources to complement Te Whanake. more
A place where you can discuss topics related to the Maori language and the resources available. Either Maori or English can be used.more
An enhanced online bilingual dictionary that includes encyclopaedic entries, idioms and grammatical explanations. It is indexed to the Te Whanake Maori language series.more
Online activities for further practice for each episode of Toku Reo, the television series for beginners of Maori language.more
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28 June 2013 - New look for Te Aka online dictionary
Recently a completely new look for the Te Aka Māori online dictionary website was launched. New headwords, many new meanings and example sentences with translations have been added over the last two years and this work continues. Currently the dictionary has around 15,000 headwords, with most having a number of meanings and parts of speech, each listed separately under the headword.
The number of visits to the online dictionary continues to steadily increase and will soon exceed two million visits per year.
To illustrate some of the features of the dictionary, try searching for some of the following: kākariki (or kakariki), pūkeko (or pukeko), Huirangi, mana, musical instruments, mamaku, taimaha, tairanga, tītaha, tāwhana.
28 June 2013 - New look for Te Reo Māori app
To match the website, the Te Reo Māori app for iPhones, iPod Touches, iPads updates are available and also have new looks. The Android app update is about to be released. An app for Microsoft Windows is also being developed.