New Resources for Māori Language Week 2013

New Resources for Māori Language Week 2013

How are your plans going for Maori Language Week 2013? This year’s theme is one every New Zealander can relate too: Ngā Ingoa Māori or Maori Names. New Resource, Game and Quiz: Aotearoa Road Trip We are into our third print run on our new board game specially designed for Maori Language Week 2013. No […] read more

Māori Language Week 2013: Ngā Ingoa Māori

Monday 1st July – Sunday 7th July School Week 9, Term 2 This year the theme is one all New Zealanders can relate to: Ngā Ingoa Māori – Māori names. I am really looking forward to making a concentrated effort to hone my pronunciation of Māori place names – I’ve got over 40 years of mispronunciation […] read more

On March 5th, 2013, posted in: Maori Language Week by

Russian language classes 2017 in Christchurch

Russian Language Level 1: Beginners Hagley College: After 3 courses Full Year; starts: Thursday 9 February 2017 Time: 6.30 – 8.30 pm Tutor: Evgenia Dovbysh Location: Hagley College. > Find out more Risingholme Community Centre Programmes Term 1: Monday 13 February 2017 Time: 7 – 9 pm Tutor: Evgenia Dovbysh Location: Riccarton High School >> […] read more

Ngā mihi mo te Matariki

Matariki – the Maori New Year began on 6 June For more information please refer to the following link: http://www.mch.govt.nz/nz-identity-heritage/matariki read more

On June 7th, 2016, posted in: Language Learning, Maori Language Week, Te Reo Māori by

Russian language classes 2016

Russian Language Level 1: Beginners Risingholme Community Centre Programmes Term 1: Monday 15 February 2016 Term 2: Monday 9 May 2016 Term 4 Monday 10 October Time: 7 – 9 pm Tutor: Evgenia Dovbysh, of Buratino Productions Location: Riccarton High School >> Find out more Hagley College: After 3 courses Full Year: Thursday 11 February […] read more

On January 12th, 2016, posted in: Language Learning, Russian Language by

Russian language classes 2015

Russian Language Beginners | Intermediate | Advanced | Native Speakers   Russian Language Level 1: Beginners Risingholme Community Centre Programmes New class starting: Monday 27 July 2015 Time: 7 – 9 pm Tutor: Evgenia Dovbysh, of Buratino Productions Location: Riccarton High School >> Find out more   University of Canterbury Full Academic Year, start 23 […] read more

On December 12th, 2014, posted in: Language Learning, Russian Language, Uncategorised by

New resource for Maori Language Week 2014

He Pukapuka Mō Ngā Wāhi Māori Aotearoa Travel Diary Celebrate Maori Language Week 2014 by expanding your knowledge of place names in Te Reo Māori. Aotearoa Travel Diary takes you on a journey to discover the Maori legends behind the names of 30 places of interest around New Zealand. An interactive feature allows you to […] read more

Celebrating Maori Language Week 2016

Toku Reo Toku Hari! Toku Reo Toku Mana! My language makes me happy! My language is who I am! read more

The Joy of Learning Te Reo

That little smile of acknowledgement from a native speaker is often all that it takes to reinforce the joy of learning a language. And, this can happen at the most unexpected of occasions. Having never visited Kohimarama in Auckland, I only knew how to pronounce the place name from my study of Te Reo. I […] read more

Russian Word of the Day

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On October 25th, 2013, posted in: Russian Language by

The Maori Language. How Names Should be Pronounced

"Before the Maori words were reduced to written forms, they were only spoken sounds, and the letters used by English-speaking people were selected to give them the truest representation possible..." wrote William Roberts in 1903. This post reproduces his article on Maori pronunciation written during his life in the South Island from 1855. read more

Ideas & Resources for Māori Language Week

Māori Language Week 2013 Games and Resources He Papa-Whakataetae mō Ngā Wāhi Māori: Aotearoa Road Trip Take your students, co-workers or family on a road trip around Aotearoa. On the journey they will learn to recognise and name twenty well known Aotearoa / New Zealand towns and cities in Te Reo Māori. Aotearoa Road Trip Board […] read more