Putanga Tā - Publications

There are many publications that can help you to kōrero Māori ranging from phrase books, newsletters and research publications.

Publications include:

Raising Tamariki with Reo MāoriRaising Tamariki with Reo Māori
Raising Tamariki with Reo Māori is an information handbook for use from pregnancy to infant years.

It is designed to assist parents to be, and parents of young children, who are thinking about raising their children to speak Māori.
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Downloadable Phrase Books

 The following series of phrase books aims to introduce Māori language in a light and easily accessible way. The books include basic Māori phrases and words relating to food, drink, sport, tourism, and simple and common language used in the community and homes.

Please feel free to download the books and enjoy reading them.

Arohatia te Reo Māori Booklet Arohatia te Reo Bi-lingual Booklet
Arohatia Maori Arohatia Bilingual

Manaakitanga Bi-lingual Booklet
Manaakitanga Māori Booklet


Te Mahi Kai booklet We love te reo

Te mahi kai book

We love te reo
 Te Reo i te Kainga  Tourism
 te reo i te kaigna  Tourism
Hākinakina Give it a go Kai


Give it a Go
 Give it a go  
 Korero Maori Give It A GO  


Downloadable Matariki Book



He Muka
This is the quarterly newsletter of the Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, with events and other issues relating to the Māori language.

The objective of this publication is to provide Māori language of the highest quality targeted at fluent speakers.

He Muka is available in Adobe Acrobat format (.PDF).To read these files you will need to have installed on your computer Adobe Adcrobat Reader.

Click here to download Adobe Acrobat for FREE

Select the year you wish to read about.

Or download He Muka in PDF format from the Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori website.