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Tī Kōuka Whenua Tī Kōuka Whenua
Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.
Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.
Recommended reading: Te Matatini
recommended by ChristchurchLib
Te Matatini is the biennial national kapa haka event. We list kapa haka resources.
Te Matatini is the biennial national kapa haka event. We list kapa haka resources.
Te Whata Raki Te Whata Raki
Come and discover our online world Te Whata Raki. It is now in Google Play store as an app, as well as for iPad 2+.
Come and discover our online world Te Whata Raki. It is now in Google Play store as an app, as well as for iPad 2+.
Māori performing arts and Te Matatini Māori performing arts and Te Matatini
By Cclstaff
It's one of the biggest events on the National Māori calendar. Learn more about Te Matatini.
It's one of the biggest events on the National Māori calendar. Learn more about Te Matatini.
Wai 262 Resources
recommended by ChristchurchLib
Learn about Wai 262, the Treaty claim otherwise known as the indigenous flora & fauna claim or Māori cultural intellectual property claim.
Learn about Wai 262, the Treaty claim otherwise known as the indigenous flora & fauna claim or Māori cultural intellectual property claim.
Living by the moon by Wiremu Tāwhai Living by the moon by Wiremu Tāwhai
By Maatakiwi
Maatakiwi reviews a book about traditional Māori knowledge and the lunar calendar.
Maatakiwi reviews a book about traditional Māori knowledge and the lunar calendar.
Parihaka - Christchurch City Libraries
recommended by ChristchurchLib
A collection of resources exploring the Crown's invasion of Parihaka Pā, a non-violent settlement in Taranaki, on 5th of November 1881.
A collection of resources exploring the Crown's invasion of Parihaka Pā, a non-violent settlement in Taranaki, on 5th of November 1881.
Prisoners from Parihaka in Christchurch Prisoners from Parihaka in Christchurch
By Moata
After the invasion of Parihaka, 5 November 1881, Māori leaders Te Whiti and Tohu were imprisoned in Addington Gaol.
After the invasion of Parihaka, 5 November 1881, Māori leaders Te Whiti and Tohu were imprisoned in Addington Gaol.
Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Book Awards 2016
recommended by ChristchurchLib
Winners have been announced in the annual celebration of excellence in Māori writing and publishing.
Winners have been announced in the annual celebration of excellence in Māori writing and publishing.
Ākina te reo - support the language
Te Rerenga Kōrero o Te Wiki Te Rerenga Kōrero o Te Wiki
Every week we share a supportive phrase in te reo Māori that can be used in sport (and daily life).
Every week we share a supportive phrase in te reo Māori that can be used in sport (and daily life).
Haere rā Peter Gossage Haere rā Peter Gossage
By Donna R
Haere rā to writer and illustrator Peter Gossage. He was renowned for retelling the myths of Aotearoa in a simple and striking way.
Haere rā to writer and illustrator Peter Gossage. He was renowned for retelling the myths of Aotearoa in a simple and striking way.
The Dead Lands: Making a movie in te reo The Dead Lands: Making a movie in te reo
By Moata
We talk to director Toa Fraser about his 2014 Māori martial arts film, The Dead Lands and what it's like making a movie completely in Māori.
We talk to director Toa Fraser about his 2014 Māori martial arts film, The Dead Lands and what it's like making a movie completely in Māori.
Wā kōrero (storytimes) at home Wā kōrero (storytimes) at home
By Cclstaff
Didn't make it to our bilingual storytimes during Māori Language Week? Then create your own at home with these suggested stories and music.
Didn't make it to our bilingual storytimes during Māori Language Week? Then create your own at home with these suggested stories and music.
Kitty Brown on Te Reo Māori board books Kitty Brown on Te Reo Māori board books
By Donna R
We talk to Kitty Brown about Reo Pepi - Te Reo Māori board books for tamariki.
We talk to Kitty Brown about Reo Pepi - Te Reo Māori board books for tamariki.
Reo Māori modern classic picture books
recommended by ChristchurchKids
A selection of classic picture books in Te Reo Māori. A Christchurch City Libraries list.
A selection of classic picture books in Te Reo Māori. A Christchurch City Libraries list.
Te Kupu o te Wiki Te Kupu o te Wiki
Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).
Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).
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