Te kaupapa o Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2009
Māori Language Week theme 2009

Te Reo i te Hapori

Māori Language in the Community

Launch GroupMāori Language Week's theme in 2009 is Te Reo i te Hapori - Māori Language in the Community. "The theme invites us to help te reo to live and grow in our communities," says Chief Executive Huhana Rokx.

Te Reo i te Hapori
Māori Language in the Community


The 2009 Māori Language Week theme booklet will support you to use Māori. It's a great help if you seek to delve into te reo, where-ever you are.

The book helps parents and children - anyone wanting to take the journey of learning the Māori language.





Te Reo i te Hapori resources
Māori Language in the Community resources

Click to View Larger ImageOrder our 2009 resources from June 4. We've developed a brand new 'Kōrero Māori - Give it a Go' booklet. We've got new resources too  - balloons, stickers, tattoos, posters. 

Join us by supporting Māori Language Week 2009. Stage an event in your community. Do what you can to ensure Māori language thrives as a living community language. 

Beyond Kia Ora


Kei tua atu i 'kia ora'
Beyond 'Kia ora'

There are many easy-to-use, short and sweet phrases and greetings in Māori to learn. Have some fun practising them with your children, whānau and friends.


He pukapuka kaupapa
Themed booklets


'Te Reo i te Hapori - Māori Language in the Community' - our booklet has useful words, phrases, hints etc conversations to support our Māori Language Week theme.  

Purchase 10 copies for $20 plus p+p $5 per order (minimum ten booklets per order).

Click the booklet image after June 4 to see all our Te Reo i te Hapori resources. 


Māori Language Week is made possible through the support of:

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori – Māori Language Commission

Te Puni Kōkiri – Ministry of Māori Development
Te Kāhui Tika Tangata – Human Rights Commission