Learn Maori with HUIA
HUIA has an exciting range of Māori educational resources for all learners of Māori – from toddlers to adults.
These eight little board books are beautifully yet simply presented – perfect for children, and their parents, wishing to learn Māori or simply wanting to appreciate stories written in the Māori language. Each book includes an English translation.
Kua whakaputaina e Huia enei pukapuka e waru mo a tatou tamariki mokopuna. He pukapuka timatanga mo ratou nga tamariki, pakeke ranei, e ako ana i te reo Māori, a, he pukapuka hei panui atu ranei. Kei roto i te uhi o muri he rarangi whakamarama. Ko ngā kaupapa o enei pukapuka he mea taunga ki a tatou tamariki mokopuna.
The books in the series are:
- Ko Toku Whanau: My Family
- Oku Kakahu: My Clothes
- He Hanawiti: A Sandwich OUT OF STOCK
- Hari Huritau: Happy Birthday
- He Ika Nui: A Big Fish OUT OF STOCK
- Nga Moko: The Little Ones OUT OF STOCK
- He Taniwha: A Taniwha
- He Kaui: A Mobile
A companion to 2006's First Thousand Words in Māori, this book is a must have for all New Zealand households. Big, brightly-coloured pictures engage young learners and are accompanied by clear illustrations, with the Māori word underneath. This encourages the direct association of the word with the object, making it easy to learn and reinforce meanings.
This bright and entertaining book provides a wealth of vocabulary-building opportunities for beginner learners of Māori. Stephen Cartwright's delightful pictures encourage direct association of the Māori word with the object, which will assist towards effective, long-term learning.
At the end of the book there is an alphabetical Māori/English list of all the words in the book.
Did you know that in Māori about 300 words make up three-quarters of the words we use?
This book will enable you to:
- learn the Māori alphabet
- read 300 words in Māori
- use the words in sentences
- have fun finding words.
Te Kete Kupu is a fun way to learn basic Māori, especially for young readers.
This bright and entertaining book is a stimulating and lively word finder for all learners of Māori.
Wonderfully detailed miniature model characters and objects provide interest in this picture word book. It's designed for Māori-speaking children and those studying Māori as a second language to provide a quick and enjoyable way to enrich learners' vocabulary.
There are a number of hidden objects to find in every big scene. There is an alphabetical Māori–English list of all the words in the book, and the dictionary includes over 500 words and an easy-to-use pronunciation guide.
This is an ideal Māori language book that will help learners of all ages to improve their language skills.
Teachers can use Tirohia Kimihia to support literacy and language development for students aged 8–12 years.
Students can use the dictionary to enrich their vocabulary, develop their dictionary and research skills, check spellings and meanings of words or simply take pleasure in exploring words in te reo Māori.