Learn 12 essential reo Māori phrases for parents looking to introduce their babies and household to te reo Māori. From simple observations and everyday tasks to basic needs, these words and phrases are a great starting point for nurturing language in your little one from birth and beyond.

In a world shaped by modern medicine, the resurgence of Māori birthing practices reflects cultural resilience. Māori midwife Tawera Trinder delves into ancient tikanga and mātauranga Māori, sharing practices that honour pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum journeys. From tapu to whānau and whakapapa, discover their roles in welcoming new life. Addressing colonial impacts, she unveils patriarchal practices and institutionalised racism. Through empowering wānanga, Tawera ensures ancestral wisdom enriches positive, holistic experiences for parents, pēpi, and whānau.

Discover the dos and don'ts of gifting teachers with our honest guide as shared by teachers themselves. Unveil the 5 least favourite teacher gifts, from generic mugs to expired chocolates, then explore the 5 best teacher appreciation gifts, including personalised presents, vouchers, and heartwarming messages. Finding the ideal gift for your child's teacher shouldn't be a daunting task, and we're here to ensure you'll find the perfect way to express your gratitude.

When you decide to embrace more reo Māori in your daily life, it can feel overwhelming, not knowing where to begin. However, taking small steps and starting with basic phrases is key. If you're raising kids and wish to include more Māori words and expressions, here are ten essential phrases we use every day. Catered toward young children, these phrases can be an excellent starting point. From breakfast preferences to getting dressed, brushing teeth, and more, these phrases will gradually evolve as your children grow. Embrace the power of language by nurturing the use of reo Māori in your everyday life.

Follow the Tamihana family's inspiring journey of reclaiming and revitalising te reo Māori, the life force of Māori culture. Discover the significance of language in shaping Māori identity and the efforts to pass it on to future generations. Learn about the transformative power of bilingualism and the joys of raising unapologetically Māori children.

Discover the importance of respecting and pronouncing students' names correctly. This article provides five reminders for teachers to prioritise addressing students by their original names, highlighting the significance of names in identity and the impact of mispronunciation. Learn how investing a little effort and practising pronunciation can create a respectful and inclusive classroom environment.
In this article, we delve into a kōrero with Linda from TEACHERLATTE about her socially driven brand and the release of their new Reo Māori Stamp Set in collaboration with Maimoa Creative. Explore the kaupapa (significance) behind TEACHERLATTE, the importance of celebrating indigenous communities, and how these stamps can make a difference in creating culturally safe classrooms.
Discover the irresistible Māori delicacy of Parāoa Parai (Fry Bread), a beloved treat served at feasts, celebrations, and family gatherings. This fail-proof recipe from Maimoa Creative guarantees crispy, golden-brown exteriors and fluffy interiors. Thousands have tested and approved it, making it a must-save winner. Get ready to fry up perfection and enjoy this delightful recipe that will leave you wanting more.