Tuhi: Write in te reo

Ko tēnei te wiki o te reo Māori! Each day this week we'll be posting about a different aspect of strengthening te reo Māori.

It's not strictly necessary to write in a language in order to speak it, but for second language learners writing can really help cement some of the ideas, vocabularly and structure of a language and help them to learn.

In this post we'll be suggesting some resources to help support the use of written (or typed) te reo Māori.

Te reo Māori language learning resources

You'll want to make sure your grammar and spelling is kei te tika, so try:

Typing and emailing in te reo Māori

Catalogue link for Māori at workThere are lots of places to go for tips on incorporating te reo Māori into your written communications. Try these:

Pikihuia Awards for Māori Writers

If you get good enough at writing in te reo, maybe you could even become a published writer?  Awarded every other year, with the winners announced on Te rā o te reo Māori / Māori language day, a number of prizes are awarded for pieces written in te reo Māori and these are published together in a volume, the latest, due out soon will be volume 13 of the series.

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