Learn Te Reo Māori

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Learn Te Reo Māori

Whāia te iti kahurangi, ki te tūohu koe me he maunga teitei!
Pursue that which is precious and do not be deferred by anything less than a lofty mountain!

The original palings that stand guard at the entrance to the Government gardens were painted by Tene Waitere about a hundred years ago. They have since between restored to their former glory about 1990.

Rotorua Library has some excellent resources to help you learn te reo Māori and many of them are available to borrow from the library. These include picture books for children, dictionaries and language guides as well as books about te reo Māori.
We also provide access to apps and websites where you can log in with your library card as well as other useful links to help you on your journey.

Pīkoko ki Te Reo Māori - Te Reo Māori Classes Currently fully booked
Te Puna Reo ki Te Aka Mauri
Beginner class with Sarah Fraser
Mondays
12-1pm
Community Meeting Room
Ground Floor, Rotorua Library
Kōpūpūtai i te reo Māori
Beginner/Intermediate with Wiremu Keepa
Tuesdays
4-5pm
Community Meeting Room
Ground Floor, Rotorua Library
Books Dewey # Where to find
Children's Books499 Children's Māori Collection Ground Floor
Children's Picture BooksAuthor's Initial Childrens Māori Collection Ground Floor
Learning Te Reo Māori499 Māori Non-Fiction First Floor
Learning Te Reo Māori (Reference only)499 Reference: Māori Collection Second Floor
eBooks and eAudiobooks Download these apps on Google Play or the App Store and log in with your Library card # and PIN
Books to learn Te Reo Māori Wheeler's ePlatformAccess from anywhere 24/7 with your Library card # and PIN
Books to learn Te Reo Māori BorrowboxAccess from anywhere 24/7 with your Library card # and PIN.
Stories in Te Reo Māori LingogoGreat for beginner and intermediate learners of te reo Māori, tap the sentences in these dual-language stories for the written English translation or listen to the sentences by clicking the headphones icon. Download the app to enjoy great stories and immerse yourself in te reo Māori.