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Te Taurawhiri I Te Reo Māori Māori Language Commission

Links to Resources

This is a general list of Māori resources. If you have link that you think should be included, please let us know.


Te Kete Ipurangi
This is a Ministry of Education site to assist teachers with lesson planning, containing several useful Māori language resources.

Te Kōhanga Reo
Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust website.

Te Wānanga o Raukawa
One of three Māori operated tertiary institutions.Te Wānanga o Raukawa is based in Otaki.

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiarangi
Māori wānanga with it's home base in Whakatane and outposts nationwide.

Te Wananga o Aotearoa
The Wānanga began in Te Awamutu and now has several campuses.

This site gives a list of 100 Māori words that all New Zealanders should know. You can also listen to those words being read out for pronunciation practice.

Kupu o te Rā
You can go to this site and register to receive a word of the day sent to your email or cell phone.

Waitangi Tribunal
The Waitangi Tribunal reports on Te Reo Māori.

Hear how to pronounce Māori words.

Māori site, games, crosswords, language and culture information, etc.

Free downloadable copies of the Māori Language Interface Packs for Microsoft® Windows and Microsoft® Office applications.

Māori Newspapers from the 1800's and 1900's.

Takoa Rua-mano
TAKOA Rua-mano is a networking and linkage resource. It supports the needs of whanau, community organisations, Government groups and commerce.

Toi te Kupu
Search for Māori resources on Toi te Kupu database.

Te Puni Kōkiri
Te Puni Kōkiri (Ministry of Māori Affairs) website.

Ministry of Education
Ministry of Education: search for resources, education, information.

Learning Media
Online Ngata Dictionary, Māori language resources, Māori fonts etc.

Statistics New Zealand


Poutama Charitable Trust - Business development assistance for small and medium sized Māori businesses.


Ngai Tahu
Ngāi Tahu website.

Te Reo Kanikani o Poutama
He paetukutuku tēnei e pā ana ki a Ngāi Tama me ngā tāngata o Opoutama me Rongomaiwahine whānui tonu.
This site is for the people of Ngāi Tama, Opoutama and Rongomaiwahine iwi.


Toi Māori Aotearoa - Māori Arts New Zealand


A digitised version of Henry James Fletcher's "Index of Māori Names" is available.

The index provides access to information about or references to Māori individuals, boundaries, canoes, trees, landmarks and geographical locations.

There are 21,889 entries in the index. The abbreviations used in the index are here.

Contact Us
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