Mahuru Māori

Join us for Mahuru Māori 2020 where we celebrate te reo māori for the entire marama of Mahuru (September). Whether you do something big or small – the main thing is that you give it a go!

Kia kaha tātou ki te kōrero māori.

2020 Mahuru Māori Kaupapa.

Reo Hunt

The NWO Reo Hunt is back! Get and out about with the whānau and give te reo māori a go. Your mission – to solve the clues and collect all kupu along the way! Māmā as!

Click here to download the Reo Hunt Info and Activity Sheet. Or visit our Whare Ora office (230 Kupe Street, Ōrākei) to pick up a printed copy!

Make sure you submit your Reo Māori Hunt mahi to be into win some choice prizes. Send your completed activity sheet  & photo to info@ngatiwhatuaorakei.com or  PM our Facebook Page.

Daily Kupu Hou


Everyday we will be releasing new māori words on our Whai Māia Facebook page. Encouraging the use of māori language in our daily lives one word at a time.

Rangatahi Video Series

EP1. Te Reo o te Rangatahi

EP2. Kōhimuhimu (Whisper) Challenge

EP3.  Jamming Waiata

Kapa Haka

Its time to get our Haka aaawn! Join the Tū-ā-kapa crew for Kapa Haka every Wendesday from the comfort of your own whare! 

Te wā: 6-8 pm
HONO MAI!https://zoom.us/j/94394266674 (Meeting ID: 943 9426 6674)

Te Reo Māori Classes

Join our weekly Whātua te reo māori classes! 5 different classes throughout the week to cater to all learning levels. All delivered via Zoom from 6-8pm.

Tūāpapa Level 1 – Delivered by Moana-Roa Callaghan every Monday

YouTube Class (6pm): contact Moana-Roa for link – Moana-RoaC@nwo.iwi.nz

Zoom Discussion (7pm onwards) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3798197227

Tūāpapa Level 2 – Delivered by Rōpata Paora every Monday

YouTube Class (6pm): contact Ropata for link – ropatap@nwo.iwi.nz

Zoom Discussion (7pm onwards) https://zoom.us/j/99724373281

Tūāpiti Level 3 – Delivered by Robbie Paora every Monday

Via zoom – https://zoom.us/j/2401758670

Tuakiri Level 4 – Delivered by Joe Pīhema every Thursday

Via zoom – https://zoom.us/j/9927448701

Tuamata 5 – Delivered by Te Kurataiaho Kapea every Tuesday

Via zoom – https://zoom.us/j/8376165060

Kupu o Te Rā Billboards

Karawhiua! Give Te Reo Māori a go for Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and the Mai Morning Crew!

Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei have teamed up with QMS and Mediaworks to encourage the use of te reo māori with a billboard campaign and radio competition during Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2020.

Everyday this week, Nickson, Tegan and Jordan will give you a new kupu o te ra, AKA, word of the day!

If you’re listening and can translate the word or phrase then call Mai on 0800 WIN MAI to be in to win $200 cash!

Tag us on IG @ngatiwhatuaorakei. Click here for more info. 


Reo for Business Webinars

Nau piki, haere mai e ngā pakihi. Kuhuna mai te kahu o te reo Māori,  haere mai, haere mai, haere mai

During the month of Mahuru (September) Māori, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei are hosting a month-long series of Te Reo Māori for Business webinars. Every Wednesday from 12 – 12.45pm beginning 9 September, we invite you, your work mates, your work place to connect via these webinars and give Te Reo Māori a go.  Kia kaha, kia ora te Reo Māori.

Click here for more info and to register your business. 

If you have any questions please contact info@ngatiwhatuaorakei.com

Visit out Te Reo Māori page for reo māori resources. 

Check out our Mahuru Māori highlights from last year!