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

Te Reo i te Hapori

Maori Language in the Community

Launch GroupMaori Language Week's theme in 2009 is Te Reo i te Hapori - Maori 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
Maori Language in the Community


The 2009 Maori Language Week theme booklet will support you to use Maori. 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 Maori language.





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

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

Join us by supporting Maori Language Week 2009. Stage an event in your community. Do what you can to ensure Maori 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 Maori to learn. Have some fun practising them with your children, whanau and friends.


He pukapuka kaupapa
Themed booklets


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


Maori Language Week is made possible through the support of:

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori – Maori Language Commission

Te Puni Kokiri – Ministry of Maori Development
Te Kahui Tika Tangata – Human Rights Commission