Te Wiki o te Reo Māori has been celebrated each year since 1975.
This year it runs through 13-19 September
If you want to increase your workplace use of te reo there are a number of resources to assist.
The Maori Language Commission has learning resources here
A simple, practical and engaging guide to using the Maori language in and around your workplace. Maori at Work offers phrases and tips for greetings and welcoming people, emails and letters, speeches and social media, with specific chapters on the office, construction and roadworks, retail, hospitality, broadcasting and teaching. This is the perfect book to start or expand your te reo journey – no matter your skill level!
Your library card will also give you access to the Lingogo App
Read and listen to Māori stories on Lingogo simply by downloading the app.
Lingogo is a library app dedicated to epic stories in indigenous languages — and it’s free to access with your library membership! It’s great for beginner and intermediate language learners as well as fluent speakers. Simply tap any sentence to listen to it aloud and find its English translation. Download the app and follow the instructions below to get started!
There are other resources available through the Maori online resources section of the Library website.