Whakanuia te Wiki o Te Reo Māori!

A5 Flyer MAORI frontCelebrate Māori Langauge Week!

Haere mai ki te Whare Hapori o Paparangi mō ngā pūrākau, ngā waiata, ngā rotarota hoki i te reo Māori

He pai rawa mō ngā tamariki nohinohi me ō rātou whānau, nau mai, haere mai ki a koutou katoa

 

Kei Whea: Newlands Community Centre, 9 Batchelor St, Newlands

Āhea: Te Rāpare 24 Hōngongoi, 2.00 – 2.30 i te ahiahi

 

 

 

Come to Newlands Community Centre for stories and songs in the Māori language

Great for preschoolers and their families, everyone welcome

 

Where: Newlands Community Centre, 9 Batchelor St, Newlands

When: Thursday 24 July, 2.00-2.30 pm

 

 

Māwhai Tuhituhi – online Te Reo writing competition for Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori

Hei whakanui i Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2014, kei te mahi pakiwaitara tuhituhi ā-ipurangi Te Matapihi ki te Ao Nui, ā, ka taea e koe e tō kura rānei ētahi taonga te wini.

Kua oti kē i te kaituhi rongonui haere nei a Paora Tibble te whiti tuatahi te tuhituhi, ā, māu e āpiti atu ō tuhituhi ki te pakiwaitara ia rā, hei te 21-25 o Hūrae.

Ka whiriwhirihia kotahi te whiti ia rā (tae atu ki te 200 kupu), mai i ia reanga, ka mutu hoki ngā pakiwaitara hei te ahiahi o te Paraire te 25 o Hūrae.

Ko ngā Reanga: (Kura) Tau 1-8, me te Tau 9-13

Ko ngā taonga ia rā he pēke whare pukapuka, he kāri koha, he haki pukapuka hoki.

Ko ngā taonga mā ngā toa tuhituhi kotahi iPapa mō ia reanga, ā, he haki e $250 hei hoko pukapuka mō ngā kura o ngā toa tuhituhi.

Ko te kura hoki he tokomaha rawa ana kaituhi ka wini hoki i te haki pukapuka e $250!

Kia whai wāhi koe ki te wini, tūhono mai ā-ipurangi ka tuhituhi mai rā: wcl.govt.nz/mawhaituhi

 

 

To celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2014, Wellington City Libraries are weaving an online story, with the chance for you and your school to win some cool prizes.

Well-known author, Paora Tibble, has written the first paragraph but we need you to continue the story each day, from 21-25 July.

A paragraph (up to 200 words) will be selected, daily, from each age group, and the stories will finish on Friday afternoon, 25 July.

Age Groups are: (School) Year 1-8, and Year 9-13

Daily prizes include library bags, concession cards and book vouchers.

The prizes for overall winners include an iPad for each age group winner, plus $250 of book vouchers for the winners’ schools.

The school with the most contributors will also win $250 of book vouchers!

For your chance to win, join us online and weave your story: wcl.govt.nz/mawhaituhi

School Holiday fun

We love Matariki and Te Wiki o te Reo -Maori Language Week, so much that we are having more free fun activities during the school holidays to celebrate them!

Here’s what’s happening:

Saturday 13th July, 10.30am at Wellington Central Library: 

Wellington Children’s Community Choir, featuring 5-12year old choristers, will be putting on a special performance for all. Come along and watch, listen and participate.

 

Tuesday 16th July, 11am at Wadestown Library and Community Space:

Matariki Magic: Celebrate Matariki, our Aotearoa New Year, with a free school holiday activity session. Story reading, Maori songs and legends and a fun Matariki Badge-making craft activity

 

Wednesday 17th July, 11am at Wellington Central Library:

Matariki Magic: Celebrate the close of Matariki, our Aotearoa New Year, with a free school holiday activity session at Central Library. Explore our myths and legends with a fun Matariki badge-making craft activity afterwards.

 

Thursday 18th July, 11am at Kilbirnie Library:

Multicultural Matariki: Take a mythical voyage with us and find out what Matariki means to people around the world. Make your own Matariki star or kite to fly.

 

Tuesday 23rd July, 11am at Karori Library:

Join in games and stories about Maui the trickster god these holidays. Catch your fingers and your friends with string games, and find where Maui is hiding in a Matariki treasure hunt at Karori library

 

Wednesday 24th July, 11am at Miramar Library:

Multicultural Matariki: Take a mythical voyage with us and find out what Matariki means to people around the world. Make your own Matariki star or kite to fly.

 

Wednesday 24th July, 2pm at Tawa Library:

Maui Matariki: activities and games, including fishing for place names to put on a map of New Zealand

 

 

 

Te Wiki o te Reo (Māori Language Week)

Kia ora!

Whakanuia Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2009 (Celebrate Māori Language Week 2009)

 

Storyteller Moira Wairama will be performing a Te Reo storytelling session:

 

Where: Whare pukapuka matua (Central Library)

When: Te Rāhoroi 1 Here-turi-kōkā i te tau 2009 (Saturday 1st August 2009)

Time: 11.45am – 12.15 pm

Cost: Free! No bookings required.

 

Moira’s storytelling is tumeke (awesome)!