The Science Learning Hub has a selection of resources that have been translated into te reo Māori and a number of resources that feature both te reo Māori and English.
Our webinar Opportunities for te reo Māori shares ideas and resources for teachers wanting to increase the amount of te reo Māori in their classrooms.
- Te reo Māori resources on fungi from Ngā Hekaheka o Aotearoa
- Native freshwater fish
- Ecology, the environment and conservation
- Astronomy and the stars
- Museum conservation and science
- Trees ❘ Ngā rākau
- Professional learning development
Norman Hill, iwi liaison officer
Pest-free NZ – He tikanga – te reo Māori and English terms
In the 1980s, a pare (lintel) in Auckland War Memorial Museum’s carving collection fell and shattered. In Pare 5168, we follow its painstaking rebuild in a project that brought together conservationists from Auckland Museum and carvers Bernard Makoare and Lyonel Grant.
Textile conservator Rangi Te Kanawa oversees the largest museum collection of Māori textiles at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Preserving harakeke taonga details the work to prevent the deterioration of harakeke kākahu in order to preserve these taonga tuku iho and their valuable intellectual property for future generations. Black is back is an article featuring Rangi Te Kanawa, with supporting teacher resources, from the Ministry of Education’s Connected series.
A collection of resources in a bi-lingual format, extensively illustrated with images and diagrams – in both te reo Māori and English with a button allowing you to switch between the two. Included are te reo Māori-only Word documents for kaiako to download and adapt as required.
- Ngā rākau ❘ Trees – introductory article
- He aha hoki tērā rākau? ❘ What kind of tree is that? – pedagogy and planning
- Te haenga me te ruinga o te kākano ❘ Pollination and seed dispersal
- Ngā kākano ❘ Seeds
- Ngā rau o te rākau ❘ Tree leaves
- He pūnaha whakarōpū ❘ Classifying and identifying plants
- He rauemi reo Māori mō ngā rākau – Te reo Māori plant resources – featuring Dr Norm Mason
These webinars below are full of helpful ideas:
Opportunities for te reo Māori shares ideas and resources for teachers wanting to increase the amount of te reo Māori in their classrooms.
He whetū ki te rangi, he waka ki te moana features Dr Haki Tuaupiki sharing his research on navigation in te reo Māori.
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